Like a flea jumping from dog to dog

Today’s Oneword: Flea

More 1-minute glimpses into the Rucksack UniverseOut of the red door he ran, feeling like a flea jumping from dog to dog. The streets of the city blurred by, and some people waved to him, but he never stopped, never chatted, never said hello. There were no hellos in this city anymore, not real ones. There was just the running, never to anything, just away from everything, just faster, as if maybe he could outrun all the pain he carried with him.

What are these things?

The Oneword website is a writing exercise where you have 60 seconds to write something based on one word, which changes each day. I use it to explore ideas and give you a daily 1-minute glimpse into the Rucksack Universe of travel fiction stories.

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