A Cynical Life – #drabble
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A Cynical Life
I glare down at the street below. People scurry about on foot and in cars. Just like roaches. Meddlesome people. I close the curtains. Turn on the television. Nothing but bad news. I switch it off. It’s time for the party anyway.I go to the bathroom and touch up my make-up and then go out the door.
The elevator opens to more encroaching people. I force my way through the crowd. Exhausted, I enter the conference room. The party’s in full swing. I frown at the laughter and joy. Put on my happy face.
“The clown’s arrived!” the children scream.
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