Telephone by Kim Hutchinson

“Hello?” he inquired politely.

A dial tone was the only response. It had been so long since the telephone had rung, he’d forgotten the sound. Undaunted, he picked it up every few minutes and asked: “Hello?”

One of these days or nights, someone would be there.

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5 responses to “Telephone by Kim Hutchinson

  1. This is so strong, Kim. I feel for him.

  2. very effective characterisation and strong back story. a great piece.

  3. I think someone was trying to fax something …

  4. This was wonderful. You really captured an emotion with just a few words.

  5. Pingback: Week #18 – Lucky Number « 52|250 A Year of Flash

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