Great meeting, guys! We made a lot of progress… I hope we can wrap this up on Monday. Have a good weekend, and take care, alright?
She turned both her computer and her smile off.
At least, she wouldn’t have to pretend for two whole days. She remembered the philosophical question about if a falling tree would make noise if no one was walking in the forest?
If she had to answer that, she would probably say yes and no.
Because tonight, her distressed loneliness would still go unheard, even if her pain made every wall of her apartment shake.
This year, I am dedicating my A to Z Challenge to 100 words pieces of fiction, based on unusual (sometimes a little obsolete) words. If you’d like to get the full list of my challenge posts, just click here.