Brief Impact

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Photo: Esperanza Algaba Davila on Unsplash

 

They didn’t think they’d leave such an impression. After all, they were only passing through, a transient band of transients in a town built on foundations set in stone.

And yet, as they left, colored wagons clattering on paved roads not made for wooden wheels or tender hooves, they were followed by a line of children.

Like a piped piper for the unloved. Seeking a better home.

 

 

For Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Impact in 67 words

 

 

 

19 thoughts on “Brief Impact

    • Thanks, Rochelle. Not my photo but I can certainly ‘see’ Big Ben in them … And, yes, for some, running away (or at least to the Circus…) can provide more safety. I’m sure that for others it did the opposite. …

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