SMALL TALK (5-minute Freewrite)
a 5-minute Freewrite by A.E. Jackson
The pigeon flew up toward the ledge when it noticed an open window, and flew inside. Wings spread wide, she floated through the crowded call center and listened.
"... with the claim you've filed ..."
"... certain he will, but ma'am ..."
"... if you see fit. I'll just ..."
"Ha ha ha. Stop it. No, you stop it!"
"... 'amnit Marsha. Won't you be satisfied ..."
"... my manager, but that won't resolve the ..."
"... just get the last four digits of ..."
Cold breeze fluttered the tips of the bird's wing feathers. It soared on around the water cooler, and past the copier room.
"... told him a thousand times. If he'd ..."
"... all I'm saying. You won't let me fin' ..."
"... late tonight. Just. I don't know. Don't leave without ..."
The bird swooped low past the General Manager's office and out through a window on the southern face of the building.
T H E E N D
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