A dramatic pause

Never give a pessimist time to ponder

Simon Goss
Rainbow Salad


!Pexels: Karolina Grabowska

“I’ve come to a decision.”

She paused, like a bake-off host announcing the winner.

In that pause, I conjured new futures and wrote revised histories. I saw my world collapse, drew a line under the past, and set off on adventures. I went travelling and was robbed in shanty towns.