Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Lucky Number

This prompt had so many possibilities! As soon as she walked in, she felt the tension . . .      

        Melanie glanced at her watch. She still had time. According to the sign on the door, the Department of Motor Vehicles closed at 5:00. She needed to transfer the title on her new-used car. Hopefully, it wouldn’t take long.
        As soon as she walked in, she felt the tension. Men and women sprawled in plastic chairs, staring at the electronic number on the wall. Children fussed. A baby cried. Only two windows were open to serve the customers.
        Melanie took a number and sat down. “What’s your number?” the woman next to her asked.

        “It’s your lucky day—not.”

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