~~ Each Sunday, post six sentences from a writing project —published, in progress, for your cat — whatever. ~~
An addition to “survive” from April Camp.
She stills. The fact that she doesn’t say anything tells him it’s been a long time. He lost track after the first few days. He looks away when he figures she isn’t going to answer. He stares at the wall again wishing she would finish and go away. Then seconds later wishing she would stay because he’s not sure he can make it another five seconds without her to ground him to this reality.