That Awkward Moment

Both their backs against the wall
they look ahead
staring at large screens
instead of each other.
They speak haltingly
uneasily. It’s unclear
if they’re trying to communicate
or avoid it.

This is that awkward moment
where either they end
or discover the story
they eventually tell their grandkids about.

Soon she stands
drops some dollars on the table
and exits
without a backward look.
He remains transfixed
his gaze remaining upon a screen.

Their grandkids
may have to wait
for another night
to learn if they’ll ever come to be.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

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