Chain Breaker

“Five years ago that coffee bar was a liquor store. Do you see the stairs Jeff?”

“Yeah, I see ‘em.”

“There is a tiny closet under the staircase, not tall enough to stand in, but it does have a door.”

“That’s where you lived?” Unaware of his own facial ticks and twitching, Jeff’s question met silence. “I can’t believe it man, how did you do it? How did you get out of this neighborhood?”

“The night of the liquor store holdup, when I was shot. Peace passed through me, from that point on it was one day at a time.”

100 words

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Friday Fictioneers is a compilation of writers from around the world who gather online weekly, guided by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The challenge? To write a story in 100 words or less based on a new photo prompt. Click HERE to read more stories in an online flash fiction anthology by the Friday Fictioneers. This weeks PHOTO PROMPT is from © Sandra Crook

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