I stand on the platform and wait. Some trains speed through the station, and I do not have the chance to board. When a train slows down, I ask myself, do I get on or let it pass? Others give advice. But, I must choose for myself. There are times, as a train leaves the station, doubt assails me. I ask myself, do I chase after the train? No, I could never catch it. I must let it go, put aside regrets, and prepare for the next one. After-all, I believe, the right train will eventually come along.
This story is my contribution to “Friday Fictioneers,” a weekly challenge hosted by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff Fields. With the help of a photo prompt to inspire, we’re to write a 100-word story. The photo this week was provided by Alicia Jamtaas.
If you would like to join in with this encouraging group of writers or read their stories from this week, click here.