I Am Not — A Short Story

Love and romance gone wrong series

Photo by Damir Spanic on Unsplash

A plate slips from my grasp as I hear the engine in the driveway. Soapy water hits me in the face. I wipe it away. I must find my ring. It has to be in one of my pockets. I feel the cold hard metal in my fingers. I put it on. The sound of the key in the door leaves my mouth dry. He is coming. I scrub at the plate. It is a stubborn stain. I can’t get it off. I…