Jan 04

simple persons

2:43 Mike's Gas Station

Waiting on the World to Change plays softly though the isles  

Paige is sitting slummped against the counter playing solitare on the dusty computer above the cash register
she's working night shifts to pay for her first car

Thomas is mopping the floor in front of the bathrooms, he crinckles his nose the whole time
he's working the night shift to avoid his alcholic brother

Liam is outside in the truck drumming his fingers against the worn steering wheel, building up the strength to go in
he's at the night shift to finally ask out Paige

Heather is buying energy drinks from the back section of the cooler, where the energy dinks have more kick
she's at the night shift to power up so she can finish her essay

Courtney is making a hot cocoa to buy, she puts way to much sugar in her cup
she's at the night shift to hide tha fact she can't seem to sleep much any more



2:58 Martins Grocery Store

Stand By Me plays echoingly through the isles

Martin is in the back filling out papers, he signs them with his black ballpoint pen
he's working the night shift to pay off hospital bills

Kelly is preparing the cakes for display, she lazily does her work, accidentally smudging the frosting
she's working the night shift to buy her daughters school supplies

Joe is stocking the shelves by color and catagory in a speedy mannor
he's working the night shift to clear his head from all the stress

Jackki is buying chips and dip, she stops to add mustard to her cart as well
she's at the night shift to buy a snack for celebrating her sports teams' win

Ethan is racing around in grocery carts with his friend, they're making a racket
he's at the night shift to prove his friend wrong on a bet