Locked Out

three line tales week 58: a man behind a fence

photo by Jake Oates via Unsplash

Locked out

The fence went up a day ago; they were notified of the shelter’s closing 3 days ago. The council members, the mayor and public came to the announcement ceremony. “A historic day,” they said. “The first step in their plan to better serve the most vulnerable.” After the cameras left, reporters and policymakers and finally the public, only he remained. For they relocated the families and women, but had nothing for single men with records.

For entry in Sonya’s Week 58 of Three Line Tales

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