Scuzzbucket
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Scuzzbucket

Reeking of Wasted Potential

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A pain she hadn’t known before was the weight of the expression of someone much younger looking at her with haughty disregard because they held a position of greater rank.

For years she had been precocious too, ahead of the curve. She was once the new up-and-comer. She had been the young woman looking at older coworkers toiling away and thinking where the hell did you go wrong? Why is a kid so far ahead of you?

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Franco Amati

Franco Amati

Speculative fiction writer from New York. For published work visit francoamatiwrites.com or buy me a coffee at ko-fi.com/francoamati