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A win or a loss

March 24, 2017

Do you consider it a win or a loss? She stared so hard into her drink, he wondered if her gaze might crush the ice.

He considered it a win that he wasn’t in the Congressman’s office, but was instead shoulder to shoulder with a raucous Friday night crowd. He considered it a win that she was talking to him in the first place.

I need to know if I should still talk to you, she said.

There are no winners at all right now, he said. Just people who can sleep at night and those who can’t.

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