Observer- #FlashFiction

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A saunter, a stroll, a brisk trot.

She watched as he strode past her every few seconds, buried deep in conversation with someone on the phone.

Friend? A lover? Maybe his mom? Or was he closing a deal?

Taking a deep breath, she reached out and stopped him in mid-stride.

In surprise, he looked up.

‘Hon, you want anything else?’

‘Oh, um, no thank you. I think I’m done.’

She leaned back and said, ‘Gotta close up. Some of us gotta head home, you know?’

‘Oh. . . yeah, sure sure. Sorry. I didn’t realise.’

Tossing a smile at the patron, the lady bartender gave him a thumbs up. Once the doors closed behind him, she pulled out a notepad from under the counter and started writing in it.

She liked this job. Gave her a chance to watch people and write stories about them too.

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Day 22 of Daily Writing

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Blog Coach & Writer on Productivity & Authentic Branding. Words in The Startup, Ingenious Piece, The Innovation, Data Driven Investor. www.shailajav.com/

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