The Last Time I Saw Them

Photo by Benjamin Manley on Unsplash

My husband and I sat at our undersized dining room table across from an escrow agent in a mismatched room ragged at the corners from being both over a hundred years old and a rental home for thirty. The woman’s low voice skimmed over the stack of contracts one by one though none of her words stuck.

The rhythm of my heart beat distracted my mind from paying attention. Going from renting to home ownership at age 24 should…

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J Dawson

J Dawson

Writes literary fiction with a speculative bent. A parent of teens. Accidental house flipper. Friend of cats and dogs. Kindness matters. ND Bi (she/they)