Pharmacy

May 11, 2017
By laurenhilliard BRONZE, Ashburn, Virginia
laurenhilliard BRONZE, Ashburn, Virginia
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My stomach was infatuated and I knew I was in trouble. No one was home and I knew I had to help myself. I looked in the medicine cabinet and nothing was there. I knew what I had to do. I needed the medication that I forgot to take. My mom forgot to refill the prescription and I knew I needed to refill it myself. I limped out to my car and put on my seatbelt. I got to the pharmacy and while I was in line…. I saw him. I didn't know what to do or think. He turned around and looked at me. We stood in silence and studied each others faces. I tried to say hello but nothing came out. He said “Hi” and I said “Hi” as well. The pharmacist called my name and I went to the desk next to him. Our hands briefly touched for half a second. I was then distracted by the clerk as he gave me my medication. I looked next to me hoping to meet eyes again but he was already gone. Never to be seen again. 


The author's comments:

The amazing thing about this piece is that the guy in the scene is still a mystery to myself.


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