The Desert of My Mind is Only Temporary

MJ Santos
2 min readDec 7, 2022

#50 of the 100 Story Challenge

Photo by Ivars Krutainis on Unsplash

It felt familiar, but I didn’t recognize anything in particular. Not the ruby red shag carpet (which should have been memorable) nor the beige walls. The warm air had a mild, clean scent that reminded me of hotel soap. Except I had no memories of staying in a hotel.

MJ Santos

Trying to improve or at least distract the world one story at a time. 🏳️‍🌈Autistic immigrant in 🇵🇹