The Drawer


By Daina

Her ring only came off in emergencies. She’d place it in the nightstand drawer with his love notes. As her eyes began to wander , her ring started coming off when she had work emergencies. One morning, she placed her ring in the drawer before going to the abortion clinic. His ring was where I love you’s were once shared. A tear slid down her face, as she admitted she could not be surprised. She did not even know who the father was, at this point.

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