The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

50 WORD MICROFICTION

Standing in Line

Thrifty Words Challenge #6: Service

We wait at the service desk. Accommodations, supposedly for all, exist only for a privileged few: those who believe their white and orange hair give them the right to speak loud and long and over the rest of us.

The right to lie, to smile, as they steal our healthcare.

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Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in The Riff, InTune, FanFare, A Cornered Gurl, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Plethora of Pop.