I was running two hours late for my friend’s birthday dinner- literally running.
When I entered the restaurant, everybody was finished eating. I greeted my friend and handed him my gift. Looking around, I saw that there were no empty seats. No space to sit. I sighed. A space was made beside him- a space for me.
Author’s Note: While decluttering the website, I came across this draft, and felt it was well-written. I had forgotten the rest of the story, and can’t bring myself to continue writing.