Winner takes all

Barbi stands with her back to the mountains, arms raised. Behind her, heat-haze suggests a lake where there isn’t one. Jack revs his engine.

For a minute, I forget I’m gonna lose.

When the dust settles, Jack’s waiting, already smoking. Barbi, though, she saved her smile for me.


Featured image by Norbert Schmitz from Pixabay

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