LaciniateHe drinks a glass of red wine every night before bed.Laciniate6 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
He always uses the same glass.
It would be perfect, if not for the crack that runs up its fragile stem to flower against the rim, the shivering petals opening into jagged chips, just to the left of his lips.
It's still beautiful.
Just like him.
I bought him a new set for his birthday last year.
You would think they were invisible if it werent for that layer of dust that found them, even in the cabinet above his sink.
He cant seem to find a good enough reason to get a new one, or one he likes any better. (he tells me) But I know he cut himself on the rim, and stood staring, as his blood slipped across its surface. He still has the scar.
He cries salt every night for the sake of being picky.
They drank a glass of wine every night before bed, watching the sun set on the water washed cliffs, and drove home smiling in the fading glow of yellows and gold.
Until one night,
when they never quite made it home.
Only one glas