Speaker Blowout

Nov 1st, 2018 by thegooddoctor in 100 Words

Lisa peered through the curtains, watching an unfamiliar man, presumably her neighbor, drag four heavy-duty concert speakers onto the lawn across the way.

She’d never actually seen this man before, despite her moving in twenty-two years ago. But his yard was always well maintained and trash left out every week.

She wondered why he’d appeared now. Two decades of curiosity and, if she admitted it to herself, spying, and she’d learned hardly a thing about him.

As the song, Every Breath You Take, played on repeat for the next 72 hours before a deputy arrived, Lisa never understood the irony.

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