I searched the top drawer of the dresser and pulled out a lump of bills.
What I will do is take this. He owes me.
I slipped the bills into my purse and closed it. I finished packing and left the bedroom. One suitcase held all my worldly possessions.
I’d sold all my furniture when I moved in with Ray. My identity, my belongings had dissolved as I fell into the fantasy of we.
Fighting back tears I felt our…his apartment without saying another word to Ray. My body was still shaking when I reached the lobby. Once outside I walked into the garden. I found Ray’s clothes and stomped on them. I didn’t stop until his clothes were unrecognizable brown rags.
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