“Now, with that?”
“I’ll go with what my sorry wants.”
“And again with power of persuasion?”
She stroked her glass of wine. Often she felt alone.
“It’s what I see when I walk.”
“What are we going to do though? Really?”
“I’m going to pay and leave. You can stay here.”
The waiter came, heard, and walked away.
Outside the birds knew nothing about this. The
speech died and liberty was machine like.
“It wasn’t your fault.”
“I know. Thank you.”
“Can it not end?”
The sun was there.
“Why should it be here?”
Her wine glass worried.
She smiled. The trees. The wind.
The waiting was over. The sun knew.
And he walked.
Matt Taggart is a loving husband, father, and author of the award-winning short story, ‘Bodies In The Basement’. Visit Writer M. Taggart to read more of his thoughts and writing.
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