I turn at the sound of her voice.
He’s standing over her, behind a half-open dumpster, one hell of an ugly guy.
I imagine picking up a bottle, running over, and fracturing glass against his skull.
But in my heart I’m a coward, so I walk on by.
Luke Silver is a blackbelt in Kung Fu and lost his sense of smell. He lives in a shoebox in New York City. Links to more of his work can be found on his Twitter page.