She pulled back. “Is that really the line you use? ‘We only have right now!'” she mocked. “‘Who knows what tomorrow will bring!‘”

She gave him a push and laughed as she held her free hand to her heart in a dramatic fashion. “‘We must seize this moment!‘” She sank down onto the bed, still laughing. “How many dewy-eyed women has that line scored for you, Mr. Ego? Bravo!” She clapped.


Topic: “Ego”


“He wasn’t the man for you. You’re well rid of the wanker.”

Sea landscape with the eye of Ireland in Howth, Ireland.

“I know,” she said. “But it’s still hard sometimes. Being alone.”

“It is,” he agreed. “So isn’t it grand that we’re sitting here alone together?”


Topic: “Solitude”