THE GOLDEN STRING
Back of the bus.
A man, with 3 bags,
gets on, sits next to me.
"Coming from work?", He asks.
"No, job hunting", I reply.
He smiles, pulling a long golden string out of a bag, saying, "I've just the thing, but you must promise to roll it into a ball."
To humor him I agree, and he smiled again, wished me a good day, and exited the bus.
Rolling the string I dozed off, awakening, finished ball in my lap.
Dawn, lost, I exit the bus.
A sign in a window beckons:
Fulltime Columnist wanted - Blogging experience helpful!
Inspired by Sage Cohen putting a quote of a William Blake Poem , and the poetic response by William Stafford, in Chapter 20, Follow the Golden Thread of her wonderful book called Writing the Life Poetic.
Wow! Has it been 6 months since I wrote my first 100 Word Tale?
I'm back now. ;-D
Want to get into the act?
Check out the 100 Word Stories Weekly Challenge Podcast by Laurence Simon.
If my Cats can do it, so can you! ;-D