Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge doesn't wish to brag, but it could easily have scored 48 points on the Oklahoma City Thunder. The word is "chasm", and my entry is called "Duck Phone".
I stared at the phone, a carved, painted wooden duck.
"I'll still see you on weekends and stuff," she said cheerily.
Clearly, there was a gap between what I thought we had and what she did.
"That's not the point," I said softly.
Someone to sleep with was certainly nice, but it was far from the whole thing.
"Why isn't it the point?," she asked.
Indeed, why wasn't it? She was offering, it seemed, what every man wants- no strings attached.
"It just isn't," I stammered. "We are more than that."
"We were," she said.