Driving down a side road to avoid traffic, I notice him.
He isn’t special, nor is he making a scene. He simply stands, thumb extended.
The lack of emotion on his face unnerves me. His dark eyes stare hatefully as I drive past him, resentfully watching me leave him behind.
Jacynthe Lortie is a university student majoring in both Music and French as teachable subjects and plans to teach internationally. She enjoys writing and has been published in a French anthology when she was in grade 12.