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The Empty Drawer

In a woman’s pursuit to love, she must face the sorrows that ensue

Photo by Aliyah Jamous on Unsplash

She places the ring on the dusty dresser. Memories swirl along with the dust caught in the light beam of late afternoon. Below her, the drawer sits empty. Empty like the world. Empty like scribbled signatures on divorce papers. Empty like her future. And in the depths of her lamenting mind, she remembers their relationship…




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Bradley J Nordell

Bradley J Nordell

Quantum physicist, science writer, explorer of the mind and philosophy, fiction writer, poetry, and creator of worlds. Find me on Twitter @bradleynordell

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