Black Sofas

You sit at the edges of the room. One of you has an ugly scratch mark. Your skin is not real leather. At least you’re clean. You are housed in a room with white walls. You get to watch a flat screen television with no sound plugged in to a hanging power extension along with the air conditioning unit that does not keep the room cool. The desk sits on the side with the window. Its occupants stroll and stride, whisper, cackle and glide away. They leave with the light and turn off the mute flat screen. Do you talk about all the people you saw and what they said or do you wait for the light?

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