Tag: relationship

  • The Window

    “We don’t have any windows.  How do we not have any windows?”  I took a deep breath and tried to calm my beating heart.  I was claustrophobic and if there weren’t windows in the hotel room, the walls started closing in.  “I was told there were windows,” Jeff said sensing my anxiety.  He gently took my arm and led…

  • The Joke

    “He thinks I’m the joke,” I said to the mirror.  “He will soon find out that I’m not the joke he thinks I am.  Soon the joke will be on him.”  I gathered up my clothes and my school books and headed toward my car.  Harry had broken up with me the day before and had…

  • A New Day

    “Start a new day.  Start a new day.  Start a new day.”  I repeated my mantra as I headed toward the front door of my apartment.  Leaving the apartment was difficult, but since I had started facing my fears and repeating my mantra, things had started to get slightly easier.  I had never been alone before and wasn’t entirely sure…

  • Old-Fashioned

    “I am old-fashioned.  I can’t help it,” I heard the man at the table next to me telling the woman he was with about how sorry he was about opening the door for her.  I couldn’t help but listen as I waited for Garret to show up.  I was amazed that she was making such…

  • Shining

    The water was calling my name.  Brilliant, vast and scary  It called and I screamed  Water knew my name, but  I just wanted to forget  our relationship.  Forget we ever met.  But I was blinded  By ambition  By mercy  By fear.