Name Drop :: 5/4/2017

cup-coffe-laptop2

“She never wanted babies. I mean, she was pretty open about that in the beginning. And then two years in, it was like something in her heart did a one-eighty. She’s a fantastic mother; I came home yesterday afternoon and she was curled on the couch with our youngest. He had his hand in her hair and she was still holding his Batman sippy-cup in her sleep. It was her day off. It’s been awhile since I saw her with a messy ponytail. Sounds stupid. But I snuck into the kitchen to warm up leftovers and the table was covered in crayons and markers…I like to think of myself as a tough guy but it got me. She busts her ass for us. I forget sometimes she’s still young. Hell, she’s barely thirty. But she still loves to color. She’d color for hours with him.”

© Pearl Bayou 2017

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s