Legacy Sleep and Stay

The latest entry in the 100 x 100 series.

Legacy Sleep and Stay (@ Scrawlers)

LEGACY

The hotel’s old neon sign had been there for decades.
Flashing four words in sequence with a directing arrow
arriving late at the bottom of the sign.

SLEEP

“He was old. It was his time.” she says.
Her eyes are red because she’s been crying,
My eyes burn because I won’t.

AND

We stare at lights changing in front of us,
commanding and shepherding our movements.
We take a left and drive toward the cemetery.

“Stay” I whisper.

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2 thoughts on “Legacy Sleep and Stay

    • Thanks, E-6. I had a definite mental picture of what the narrator was seeing/feeling, so I’m glad it made it onto the page.

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