The Interview: Moments…and discontent

moments1

“They’re moments like these that separate the men from the boys,” Michael said.

“Yes, you’ve got one shot at a meaningful interpretation,” Martha continued,  “just one moment of vague recognition and then, everything is gone.”

The reporter turned off his recorder muttering:  “Nothing to look forward to…nothing upon which to reflect.”

They walked away, each upon a separate road. Vaguely dissatisfied.

Lillie McFerrin Writes
I came upon this prompt thanks to Writing to be Noticed…it’s an interesting exercise!

6 thoughts on “The Interview: Moments…and discontent

  1. Thanks for reading and for the link! 😀 I can understand why each of them were dissatisfied by that interview. Michael and Martha missed the moment to make meaningful statements in favor of vague cliches that give nothing of themselves to the reporter. Well done!

    Like

in shadows light - walking under weeping pines - spring rain

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.