It Takes Two to Tango


The marriage ended before he learned what she looked like when the white started showing at the roots of her hairline. It ended before their sorrows etched themselves on her face and their joy left its mark in the corner of her eyes. Before their grandchildren crawled onto their laps to hear about when their parent was little and landed the biggest fish ever. Even before the child they never made grew inside of her, filling her with the kind of hope that stretched and wrapped itself around their dreams.

The full text can be found in Beautiful: In the eye of the beholder. Anthology by Sweetycat Press.

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