account_circle by Patrick O'Connor
Patrick O'Connor is a teacher, a newspaper reporter and a writer of fiction and poetry. His fiction and poetry have been published in the literary journal Meat for Tea: The Valley Review. He lives in western Massachusetts.


In The Wall

Issue No. 230 ~ July, 2016

Her tiredness was sharp and it was cutting at her but she didn’t want to sound melodramatic. She didn’t slump or lie down and she kept her complaints to a minimum. Besides, this was a choice, hers. She told herself others were just as tired …