Tagged Creative Challenge #15

Newspaper Temptation

He climbed the ladder to wash windows before company was due to dine outside on stellar lemon salmon from the Weber where he cooked without the taint of lighter fluid. His left hand grasped a ladder rung while his right hand sprayed Windex. She knew him to be erudite. He read the daily news thoroughly…

Saxy Beast

He left early – packed while she was at work, as agreed; moved boxes to an unknown locale. She pretended not to care. One last night spent lounging on wine-stained shag (the couch was his), takeout phở and arguing the viability of his thesis, aka the usual. She slept in bed and him on the…