My colleagues want to make small talk about their new furniture or their children. I do not want to fake a smile, I do not want to talk, I just want to mind my own business and be alone. Unfortunately, this seems to be unnatural to my coworkers; they find my quietness alarming.
Now and then, it’s good to take a moment and express gratitude. Here’s my list.
“Will you be my bridesmaid?”
Internally: No, no, no, no
Me: Of course!
Tonight another witch will die. (100-word microfiction in response to Masters of Writing Flash Fiction Challenge)
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