55 WORD FICTION: D Train

55 Word Story: D Train

He’d gotten on the train four stations ago and she’d been content to stare until he caught her. She started to look away, but froze when he smiled. As he edged closer, she took a breath, feeling hopeful. “Hi,” he said. “Can we conversate a bit?” Crestfallen, she shrugged and pretended not to speak English.

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