Halloween Special: A very, very short story.
The door swung open; I waited patiently as always. I waited, I waited…it just swung back and forth in the wind, Sally smiled down on me “It’s time you stopped this -you know..?”
I shook my head “’it’s not time, I must now count to a hundred.”
“It won’t change.” she pressed my shoulders gently and left.
I waited, watching the breeze filter the leaves in and out, I counted.
Sally came again, I counted two hundred, then three, then four, “it won’t change,” she said again. I knew, in my heart I knew, it would, but I couldn’t tell Sally, she didn’t know…she didn’t know the nights, the nights it changed, it promised it’ll change today –it promised yesterday and the day before, it promised, so it must, I knew, in my heart I knew. Sally walked past, she walked past every day, said the same things, she…
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