Visual Dare #25 :: Forgotten


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The hand on his leg was comforting. Few words had passed between them since they’d gotten back in the car, but the silence has eased, companionable instead of tense. The shadows growing longer, their destination closer. Look for the rusty truck, they’d said. And there is was. Surrounded by long grass, abandoned and slowly disappearing into the landscape. “Funny how some people will just ditch things and leave them when they stop working, isn’t it?” Lauren said, but now Paul’s smile seemed less friendly as it had moments before. “Yeah, some people couldn’t be bothered making the effort, I guess.”

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Linking up with Angela at Anonymous Legacy for this weeks Visual Dare. This little snippet sits between last week’s Ménage Monday and Write4ten installments of the Lauren and Paul story.