Another hour, another day
Another year has slipped away.
Memories were made, good and bad
Sometimes happy, sometimes sad.
2016 will soon disappear
As we greet 2017, a brand new year.
Another chance to change, another new start
Let love, joy, and peace flood your heart.
Happy New Year everyone. May peace, love, and joy follow you wherever you go.
I looked around the large and empty office. The hum of the lights had replaced the once busy drone of voices. Alone, I sighed and sat back down at my work station.
Every year the exodus of employees began as the summer wound down. In a matter of a couple of weeks only a few of us remained to work throughout the fall and winter months. I was lonely and I hated every second.
I stared at the time on my computer screen. With only an hour to go, I squeezed my eyes shut against the threat of tears. I took a deep breath. “You can do this,” I whispered to the emptiness around me.
Back home, I said goodnight to my family before heading into my office. The screen lit up the dark as I sent out yet another resume. After fifteen years, it was time for a change.
Flash fiction prompt provided by http://www.writerlycorner.com/writerly-prompts/writerly-wednesday-9212016.