This morning. 

You called this morning. 

Said you were sorry.

Apologised wholeheartedly.

Asked me out.

Wanted to make amends. 

Treat me “right”.

Assured me you weren’t an asshole. 

So I smiled and hung up. 

And I waited.

All night.

For a phone call.

That never came. 

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3 thoughts on “This morning. 

  1. That’s really good. The way the viewpoint person seemed to almost want a callback but hung up as if wanting to get rid of the caller brings a nice dissonance to the reader.
    It’s as if the viewpoint character is saying, “See, he/she didn’t call back. That proves that the apology was meaningless.”
    Very thought provoking and unsettling. Nice!

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