Drabble: Uncommitted – by Dionne Obeso

by specklit

The cop at the foot of Avery’s hospital bed flipped a notepad open. “You were possibly the only witness to a bank robbery today. Can you tell us what happened?”

The bank’s façade had glowed yellow for a moment before the motorbike had burst through the wall—not shattering the bricks, but passing through them like an oar through water. There had been a burst of pain, then a young punk peering down at him.

“Sorry, mate. Know the worst part? If you try to help the cops, they’ll probably commit you.”

“Sorry, officer, it was all just a blur…”

Author’s Note: What would you say?


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