64 Words

The Little Things

June Guenette

They were back-packing in Garabaldi. The trip, an attempt to rekindle their flagging romance, failed---one disappointment after another.

Now, he crouched by the fire, brewing the last of the coffee. He stared at her as he poured it into a mug. She stared back, defiantly. He added sugar. Tension zinged between them. He added Coffee-Mate---and they knew it was all over.

Copyright ©1997 June Guenette. All Rights Reserved.

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July, 1997
Issue #15

64 Words