Written as part of Flash Fiction Day 2016 hosted by Damon L. Wakes on June 22nd.
Inspired by “Whatever you like” ~ by T.I. while doing my laundry.
Part 1: One plus one equals 2
Because you don’t like me the way I love you.
He gave her a hickey, and as it faded so did their love.
The first three hours were post-coital bliss; mostly spent cuddling and sleeping. By morning, they blearily eyed each other over the gulf of growing distance. A canyon between them, a classic divide over bowls of cold cereal at the kitchen island. Wendy stared menacingly at his discarded sock sitting in the corner behind her potted plant and wondered if he’d remember to take it with him. Otherwise it would join her growing single-sock collection from past dates.