Late Night Mess

100 words about a couple who can't agree if they should move in with each other
photo by Harry Tang 

‘Oops, I don’t think I’ve any clean clothes at yours.’

‘I’ve been thinking… Isn’t it time we moved in with each other?’

‘Why? This works, doesn’t it?’

‘But we spend most nights together anyway.’

‘Yes, most. Not all, though.’

‘Because of logistics. If we lived together, we wouldn’t have to negotiate where to sleep. We wouldn’t have to carry clean clothes from and dirty ones back to our respective homes.’

‘Doesn’t bother me. And I gave you the bottom drawer.’

‘I want more than a drawer.’

‘You know what I want? Sleep alone.’

He watches her disappear into the night.


Story 9 of 31 for Story A Day, inspired by today’s Moral Mondays prompt.