Water

A: Why do you take so many showers?

B: I don’t know.

A: It’s wasting water. We’re in a drought.

B: Why do you care? It’s not like you ever cared before.

A: I don’t. I’m just saying.

B: Ok.

A: You didn’t answer my question.

B: I’m going to take a shower now.

A: I hate it when you do that.

B: Do what?

A: Not answer my questions.

B: I did answer your question. I said, “I don’t know.”

A: That’s not an answer.

B: Why do you care?

A: I told you.

B: No. You didn’t. Why do you really care?

A: I don’t know.

B: Bullshit.

A: What?

B: Why do you care?

A: I’m just saying.

B: If you didn’t care you wouldn’t ask.

A: I’m leaving.

B: Fine, go.

A: I’m spending the night with —

B: Yeah. I know.

A: You don’t care?

B: No.

A: Fine.

B: Fine.

A: Bye.

B: Want to know why I take so many showers?

A: It doesn’t matter.

B: Fine.

A: Tell me.

B: Because I feel dirty.

A: Ok. . .

B: I feel used.


Kevin is a Navy veteran who has been writing for many years, and has an interest in helping others realize their talent. He has been published in an anthology of short stories which you can purchase from Amazon. Currently he lives in NYC and studies at Columbia University. Kevin also produces music under the alias of Bass Savage and you can listen to his music and find his affiliated social media on his website. You can also connect with Kevin at his LinkedIn and support his work at Patreon.