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.
“Damn that taxi, I’m going to miss my interview!”
I dash to the door and pull.
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.