A story in six sentences in response to the prompt at Girl on the Edge, the Six Sentence Story Link Up:
The prompt is "train."
The steel wheels of the train’s engine screech and growl, and the passenger cars rumble clatter behind, smoother now, then sliding away on shining twin rails that lead away from the deserted platform where I stand.
Like an arrow pulling away from my heart.
The pain stops, and the whooshing noise leaves my ears.
She is sitting in one of those cars, probably reading her book, still a stranger.
I stand on the deserted platform, waiting.