Short Stories (0 - 0K Words)
"A Cup of Coffee for Rind" - Julie Novakova (2237 words)
The sun and the dampness were unforgiving. I felt relieved when I reached a small house located next to a small coffee plantation. I wiped my forehead, straightened my collar and knocked.
There was no response for a while and I began to fear that my journey up here might have been pointless. The sweat it cost me! But then the door opened and a short man with a deeply wrinkled face emerged. He studied me for a moment and then simply said: "I don't talk to any salesmen."
"I'm not a salesman, I'm press," I objected hurriedly.
"That's even worse." The door began to close.