Yet again I entered the Scottish Book Trust’s 50 Words competition. April’s prompt was to write a story set in a train station. I found this to be more challenging than previous prompts; Sadie really seemed to enjoy it.
If nothing else, I am enjoying the participation in these contests as a starting point for creativity.
Travellers, clustered like meerkats, peering at the departure board. Amongst them, one couple. Two lives. Two suitcases.
Incredible, how much of one life fits into a suitcase.
He goes to the ticket counter, returns to her side.
Two lives. Two suitcases. Two tickets: one single, one return.