Soon Came and Went


HE: You’re busy? Call me back.
ME: ring ring…. voicemail ….Hi, I’m returning your call….
He didn’t call me back.
3 weeks later…
HE TEXTS: I’ll call you this weekend
No phone call. Yeah, holiday weekend…. what does weekend mean?
Doesn’t matter. Soon was 6:20 PM tonight. Soon came and went. I gave up. I realized Mary was right — [...]