172nd and Jesup

“Sir? You ok? Can you tell me what happened?”

The contour of her neck sliding past her uniform collar strikes me.

“Someone’s messed you up bad, but it’s alright; I’m here now. I’ll stay ’til the ambulance comes.”

That smile deserves diamonds.

(photo credit: unsplash.com/jeffrey swanson)

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11 Replies to “172nd and Jesup”

  1. That second line is a gorgeous detail, and the way it captures the narrator’s attention really speaks to his frame of mind. Fabulous.

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