50 Word Stories: The Determined

“This is not the life I would wish for my child.”
Yet if not for her perseverance with such a life, her cold hard refusal to submit, then her child would not have had a life. Such are the dilemmas of the street, where life is hard and lives harder.

Sunday & The Street

 It’s raining out the window
 But I’m sat in the heat
 The sound of coffee brewing
 Feeling so replete
 The water it is washing
 Across the streets in sheets
 But I don’t care a bit
 Sat in my leather seat
 Though soon I’ll have to go
 My drink it does deplete
 And then the pouring rain
 Will lap about my feet
 Perhaps I’ll have another
 And wait for sun to greet
 The beauty of a Sunday
 Relaxing and complete