Tuesday, April 8, 2014

100 Words a Day 583

The doorbell rang. He jumped up. It was a delivery. He cradled the package as he made his way back to his room, smiling. Inside, he shut the door and eased the box onto the bed. Grabbing a pair of scissors, he sliced the box open with surgical precision. Reverently he lifted the flaps and removed the contents. It was protected by Styrofoam, which squeaked as it was removed. Finally free of the packaging, his computer was resplendent. He held his breath as he opened the screen before hitting the power button. A blue light came on and he beamed.

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