(Author’s note: About the time I get back into the swing of things: mandatory overtime. Here’s tonight’s read!)
Silence And I
by Miles H. Rost
“Mom, guess what?! I got an A–”
“Shut up. I’m watching my show.”
Professor: “What is your opinion on this, class?”
Student: “Well, we live in a society.–”
Professor: “Not you. Be silent. Gloria?”
Gloria: “We live in a society…”
“Gina, would you like to get mar–”
“Can we just sit here and not talk?”
Standing on the edge, looking into the deep 175 feet below.
“Hey! You! Get down from there!”
He heard nothing as he jumped off the bridge, head first.
No wind. No screams. No horns.
Nothing but silence, and the end.