The Show Must Go On


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The Show Must Go On

They took the stage ready to play the song I longed to hear them play. An old favorite I’d heard when I was young, I longed to have the music take me back to a time of innocence. A time of ignorance.

“This is for all of you who are young at heart, but old in soul,” crooned the man caressing the mic.

“What the hell is this?” I heard someone shout, followed by, “Yeah! Who let them on stage?”

An audience in angry chorus rose above the melody until a shot pierced the stage.

The show must go on.


Written for 100 Word Wednesday: Week 133

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  1. Simply check my feed, or search the reader, for the 100WW or tag #100WW, post each Wednesday. I’ll also be posting on my Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Feeds.
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