Tag: compassion

The Other Man

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All Steven knew about Jay’s situation was that Jay’s text had said, “You free? I’m fucking mess. Flans 5:30. Know you’re not busy.” Steven got the text around four and, as Jay guessed, wasn’t busy, except he had promised his mom he’d drive out and get her car washed. She hated how dirty it got in winter, even though she rarely drove it. It just sat on the side of the road—not even in her garage because that was full of junk she “had to go through one day” but probably never would get around to. He promised to take [...] Continue reading



Though so much time has passed that I can barely remember his face, his wide lips, his deep, shadowed eyes […]

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