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“What? ARE YOU MAD?!!”

Jack punched the table so hard, I felt the room shake. Perhaps he was angry.

“I'm sorry," I said, "But we’re not really happy, we can't go on like this.”

He continued shouting, started throwing things around, even breakables... Ducking was fun.

The moment I saw a chance, I snuck out of the front door and ran, only stopping at my local.

“The usual?” asked the barman.

I just looked at him... and sighed.

A minute later, he came back with my favourite drink.

How wonderful it felt, to be understood without even having to speak.

4 comments add one below

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    D.M. over 4 years ago

    Everyone needs an understanding bartender.

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    Fiction Fare over 4 years ago

    Haha, yes, never underestimate a bartender.

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    Drew Martyn over 4 years ago

    Love it! Silence is both golden and speaks a thousand words.

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    Fiction Fare about 4 years ago

    Thank you, Drew and DM. :-)

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