long-road

Getting There

“You said you’d take me.”

“Things change sometimes, Joey.” Mike avoided the boy’s eyes.

“But you said you would. You said.”

Mike sat down on the curb next to him. “The money is gone. We’d have to walk.”

Joey nodded, eyes down.

Mike sighed and smiled. “C’mon. A long walk will do us good.”

 

Clark G. Vanderpool.

  • Karen Miller Johnson

    I can’t wait to read what happens between here and “getting there”…… Karen Miller Johnson

  • http://www.facebook.com/casutton1 Cheryl Ann Sutton

    The past events that bring them to the curb together leave an air of intrigue that would cause me to read further.