CONTENT WARNING: CHILD DEATH, ALLUSION TO MISCARRIAGE
What I want to say is to stop bringing your dead baby into the argument, of course I feel for you, I’m not a monster, but it has nothing to do with whether or not you’ve paid the electric bill. That’s the deal we made when we signed the lease: you do the electric, I do the gas, you make me open windows, I make you put on sweaters. You forgot last month. Oh God, I’m a complete idiot, I didn’t remember that the anniversary was… today. I’m sorry. I – the Kleenex box is right behind you. Do you want me to go with you to the – Oh. Already. Right. I imagine it’s very peaceful, in the early morning.
Do you want a cup of tea or something? I’m out of Earl Grey, but I have some chamomile.
There. Sugar? Milk? OK.
But… you did pay the bill, right?
24 March, 2021