A story in exactly 50 words
This 50-word piece was inspired by Justin Deming’s bi-monthly challenge of “Fifties by the Fire.” Justin’s “Along the Hudson” is found here
In the bleak of night, a streak of light hurtles toward me.
It throws me back with a sudden smack of displaced air
and a deafening hiss.
Stumbling along the rumbling rails, how I long to board that train,
that chain of speeding clatter! Destination doesn’t matter.
Let me on!
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