D`oh! Foolishness in 53 Words

This was written for a writing contest hosted by Prime Number Magazine. The story had to be exactly 53 words (a prime number). It was a fun little project.

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Here goes:

“Damn that taxi, I’m going to miss my interview!”

I dash to the door and pull.

It’s locked.

Oh my God! Did the day change? Is this the wrong building?

How could this happen? I need this job!

A woman in a dark business suit pushes the door open, looking at me strangely.

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