Not Angry Anymore- Secret First Draft

Secret First Draft: Member of the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective

1344186741_3I awoke to a new reality. The long slumber ended abruptly. Without warning, and with a minor argument as the spark, my marriage ended. There was a political argument that brought years of silent disagreement and bitterness to the surface and punctuated our differences. The fight was short and final. The truth was that the fight didn’t matter, it was merely a symptom of a long-standing sickness that had been metastasizing under the surface, a disease that had been growing as we both struggled to come to terms with the universe and our place in it. I didn’t understand this then, in early April when I awoke to the burden of having to face the world with the news that I had failed—my marriage ended abruptly after a heated debate about nothing.

There was never a plan B, which was an anomaly. I prepare for everything, meticulously make alternate plans…

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Author: Sudden Denouement

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