I could feel my skin flushing under the harsh rays of sunlight, even through my jeans, but I stood still. Waiting. She said she would come, that she would be here this time.
I have never done anything unpredictable, but that changed today
His voice was soft, the words spoken gently, as if he was afraid to startle her. As if she might bolt out the door at any higher a decibel. Mary looked up slowly at the man standing across from her. It almost didn’t feel real.
Our lives were the sum of all our moments, weren’t they? Not just the ones that hurt, or the ones we weren’t proud of.