#MondayBlogs – LONELINESS – A Short Story

“What do you see?” Rick asked. “Loneliness,” I replied. I hadn’t meant to say the word aloud. I’d been sitting here by the window, watching the palm trees sway and the occasional car pass by, thinking it should feel peaceful but all it felt was lonely. Rick reached for my hand. I pulled away and said, “No,” in a weary voice I hardly recognized as my own. His fingers grazed my arm. His touch left Read More …