Rose-colored Glasses - Novella Sample
The autumn winds were restless in the small town within the borders of Wilcox County, Alabama. The working-class families often walked or biked to their jobs once the gas prices skyrocketed preceding the pandemic. The warm colors of the leaves left satisfying crunches from bicycle wheels, flattening them in urgency. The streets were damp from the morning dew as the sun was just now waking up from her slumber. The bricks on the side of the buildings cried out desperately for a power wash, and the cars left abandoned on the side of the roads suffered from sun damage from the scorching reminiscence of Summer.