The bus driver was in a hurry to finish his night shift; wife was about to deliver their baby.
A man was slowly walking towards the stop, waving his hand weakly. “Probably drunk,” the driver thought, annoyed, closed the doors, and left.
And so one life ended and another began.
Katya Duft is a translator, interpreter, and language teacher; is fluent in Russian and French; and enjoys writing stories and poetry.