Girl At The Bus Stop

By David Ruth
Jan 14 2021 2 min read

It was a cold windy night. I was returning home from my office. I looked at my watch and to my surprise, it was already 20 minutes to midnight. Which meant that the last bus to my home would arrive in 5 minutes. I started walking heavily, taking long steps and made my way to the bus stop. I darted through the empty streets to catch my last bus. When I was in a visible distance with the bus stop, I could clearly see a bus waiting there. As I started running for that bus, I heard the engine started, and the bus started slowly to move. I started shouting, "Hey! I am coming, don't go! If I don't get this bus I don't know where to spend the night! WAIT! "By the time I reached the bus stop, It was long gone. For a few minutes I stood there, grasping for breath due to running to catch the bus. I looked at my watch and it was exactly midnight. I reached to my coat pocket, and took out my cell phone. I called my wife, but suddenly, it said, "The number you are dialing is out of network coverage area. Please try la.... "AtI then noticed that there was no signal in my phone. To say, I was compl

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