Public Transportation

Rushing out of the house with no time to spare

Fumbling with me earbuds as I cross the street

I pass by the gym and witness boxing lessons

On my way to where X marks the spot

I see it coming, and I rush to be seen

Butterflies in my stomach as I once again feel green

I board, and it feels like all eyes on me

As I take a seat, my butterflies are swallowed by reality

I exit thinking that the hard part of my trip is over

Just in time for the train’s arrival

I board and walk to my usual spot

Leaning against the wall, effortlessly shifting my weight so that I do not fall

Reading to pass the time as we zoom by

I overhear, “All passenger must have in their possession…”

“Next station stop…”

I exit

Stairs over the escalator, and two at a time

Sandwich shops, Starbucks

“Is that where the local football team plays?”

I walk across the magic parking lot with prices that always fluctuate

The office is near

I have arrived at my destination

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Homebound | Conclusion of “The Haunted Office”

As Danielle made her way from the kitchen back to the office, she decided to make a pit-stop in the bathroom. With only 10 minutes left, she decided to focus on preparing to leave.

“Yesterday, I didn’t go the bathroom before I left, which was a huge mistake. During my hour plus commute home, my bladder felt like it would burst at any moment, and there was no place for me to use the bathroom. I have to try to go now” Danielle thought to herself.

As she neared the bathroom, Danielle heard faint sounds.

“Here we go again. I’ve had enough surprises for one night.” Continue reading