‘Anything to eat with that?’
He stared into the wine glass. Just one sip to ease the pain, the dull ache, the feeling that life was drifting away.
Wine wasn’t the answer, but still, one sip couldn’t hurt. Just to feel that bit alive once more.
‘If you don’t drink that, I will.’
He looked up. She was unattractive and drunk: make-up smeared, hair tousled, words slurred. She was where he would end up.
He smiled at her, picked up the wine and drank the full glass.
‘Why don’t you join me?’ he asked her.
‘It’s you that’s joining me, darling.’ Her smile was not kind.
Written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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