Parting

She's on my lap. We are facing each other. "So, this is goodbye." I nod. Her eyes fill with tears. She puts her arms around my neck. I hug her tightly. My heart's breaking. We tried so hard to make our relationship work but we just couldn't seem to go back to the way things …

Not Goodbye

How long will he tarry? She waited for him like the flower waits for the rain to quench its thirst or the sun to give it warmth.   How long will he tarry? She looked in all directions hoping to see the familiar figure coming towards her.   How long will he tarry? The sun …

The Barbecue

"You're not his type." If that smile were meant to take the sting out of her words it didn’t work.  Kay was smarting from it.  “I don’t mean to upset you, Kay, but I thought I would warn you because I have seen the way you look at Quinn every time you see him.  I …

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