Wednesday, May 28, 2014

100-Word Story: I Wish I could See Them With Their Eyes Open

Coming home after working a twelve hour shift five days a week gives me a sense of pride, but does not leave me a lot of time with my family. I get home and my wife and son are already asleep. Sometimes I don't see them for days or even weeks at a time. Just once, I want to get home to read my son a bedtime story or fall asleep with my wife. I keep the family afloat, but at what cost? I lay down and think to myself: I wish I could see them with their eyes open.

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