Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge will neither confirm nor deny whether it intends to run for president in 2012. This week's word is "forgetting", and this story is called "Who Are You?"
Tara watched the rain streak the window.
"What is it?" Steven said from the bed. She didn't turn around.
"Is it that I'm married? Is that it?"
Tara fervently wished it was. That, she could understand. Simple, straightforward guilt, she could grasp. Tara could take the stolen afternoons in the hotels under another name, the hours and days without any contact, the knowing glances of the maid. That came with the territory.
The part she hated was the way it turned her against herself, making her forget all the times she condemned others for doing what she did so easily.