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The Years Behind the Wheel

The Trucker hoisted himself up to view out the driver’s side door window, wiping stubborn sleep from his eyes. A fresh-faced blonde, no more than 17, winked back and rattled the door handle again. His watch glowed two a.m. He returned to his bunk, pulling the curtain behind, and cursed his advanced age.

 

Angela Allen.

  • David LeRoy

    Great use of active voice, and description.  Very Ironic as well.  Well written moment in time of a trucker’s life.