Saturday, December 6, 2008

The Turnoff

...that I wait, I don’t even need to ask. I know the answer. It was never enough. Nothing was ever enough for you. If I couldn’t be there, if I didn’t jump when you said jump you were on to the next guy, the next warm bed,” Joe said, a hint of defeat in his voice.

“I needed some security. You were never around…” Violet said, rolling her eyes.

“First of all you knew what I was dealing with at home and when I wasn’t there…” Joe started.

“Really Joe, I wish you’d stop acting like such a bitch. It’s a real turnoff,” Violet said, running a hand through her hair.

Joe slammed his fist into the table and stood.

“I can’t believe I came back here with such high hopes. This is not what I had planned. I came here wanting to….”

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