account_circle by Walter Cummins
Walter Cummins is Editor Emeritus of The Literary Review and is a Core Faculty Member of the Fairleigh Dickinson University low residency MFA in Creative Writing program.


The Way It Isn’t

Issue No. 148 ~ September, 2009

...He remembered his silences...unable to stop thinking of Valerie...He hadn't encouraged Valerie to leave Les but did nothing to change her mind, wanting her free even though he wasn't. And when she was, Lydia was the one who asked him to go, telling him she couldn't live with a man who ignored her.