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The Creative Cafe

Employee Evaluation

Short story with an unexpected ending.

Photo by Cade Roberts on Unsplash

Everyone had gone home for the day and the office was quiet. John scanned the desks and the floor, to be certain. Stuck his head quickly in the bathrooms to verify their vacancies. He finally approached Chuck’s desk and was nervous someone would suddenly appear behind him.

Today, paranoia was his friend and allowed him to continue.



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Cindy Bahl

Published Poet | Astronomer | Writer | Coder | Artist | Pen on chronic pain, mental health, & poetry. Neck-deep working on two books: memoir & sci-fi novel.