Possibility

by Alex Thornber

I thought it would be safe, she'd never even consider it was a possibility. She'd just take off for her trip, waving as she got into the taxi. But it was that same hand which opened the door some time later. Then it covered her eyes. Then it slapped me in the face. I never even considered it was a possibility.

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Alex Thornber is living, writing and studying in London, England. He edits Tomlit Quarterly.