I watched her among the sea of people, a ghost from my past.
In a previous life, I stood in his shoes.
When the ball dropped, they broke into song, their voices carrying “Auld Lang Syne” skyward. I watched them embrace as I walked away; she never looked my way.
C.K. Black resides in the town of Sherman, CT. His work has appeared in The Rusty Nail Magazine, Tales of the Zombie War and a forthcoming Page and Spine magazine. When he’s not working his day job, he can be found writing. He can also be found on twitter @CKBlack21.