Misplaced Missive #31 – Shell

Blank ceiling silently staring down
at me
Lying motionless
lethargic
apathetic
static
It’s all white noise

Empty and colorless
What reason is there to continue?
No one gets the dreams they pursue
No one loves the people they do
No one enjoys the path they choose Continue reading “Misplaced Missive #31 – Shell”

Fear and Mugging in Charm City

I watched an older man get mugged last night. A slightly graying evening sky hung over my friend and I as we were sitting at a red light, opposite a strip mall on the far corner. A young man was pulling on what looked like a wallet in the hands of an older man in front of one store. The younger man punched the older man in the face, took the wallet, and ran off. The old man fell to the ground, and we could not see if he was unconscious from where we were sitting. Someone finally got out of their car right next to the old man to help him. The light turned green, we drove passed, but the younger man had disappeared.

We continued on our way. Continue reading “Fear and Mugging in Charm City”