A Penny for Your Thoughts

She speaks like an expert even when she’s not, especially when she’s not. He nods and looks over her head at the basketball.

She asks if he’s listening he says of course he is. She apologizes for her tangent. He says that he likes it when she talks this way.

The answer is what she wanted and the reason she apologized.

She wasn’t sorry, she was never sorry.

She loves talking expressively and using big words and having big opinions.
But still she can’t be totally soothed. She knew he was supposed to say that. He knew he was supposed to say that. (more…)