C O U R A G E

She walked out of the room with so much confidence.

Inhaled, and exhaled.

With her coke-bottled body swinging from left to right, she took that bold leap of faith down the stairs that never seemed to have a bottom.

Finally! She got to the end of her journey and before her was a door.

She looked back for the first time since she started her walk.

“I’m leaving you!” With that, she opened the door and slammed it after her.

He did not realize he was holding his breath until he could not see her again.