Fiction in 58

Time for a Fiction in 58. That's (hopefully) a story in 58 words.

6 Train

The other riders are uncomfortable, so what. The talking draws stares, but the tears, well that’s another matter. It renders him invisible. He grips the steel, body swaying with the train, and sobs.
Better they know his pain, too. Better they look. Even as they look away.
It’s all the therapy he can afford, as his life unravels.


Dee Martin said...

It certainly is a story. It gets a hold of you and then shakes you loose before you have a chance to realize...