Plummer Cobb is a writer and communications consultant based in Arlington, Texas.

Flower Shop Phone Call

Smiling man walks into flower shop.

Walks out of flower shop with flowers, still smiling.

Gets phone call.

Stops walking.

Talks on phone.

Stops smiling.

Makes confused gestures.

Takes phone from ear.

Looks at phone.

Looks at flowers.

Deposits flowers in trash bin.

Sits at bus stop, hands in lap.

Stares into traffic.

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