Sad and Hopeful

She looked at him, kneeling in front of her, tears in his eyes as he begged her to stay, “We’ll figure it out.”

She shook her head, one hand over her mouth to hide the trembling of her chin.

She said nothing as he hugged her legs to his chest while he buried his face in her knees and cried.

The pregnancy test lay on the counter with a little positive sign on it.

He was sterile.

She’d never been with anyone else.

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About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.
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