Sunday Stories: “Vaults”

Vaults by Theresa Hottel At first I think two children, but they are secretive and vulnerable adults. They come in around 4:00pm, when the summer heat outside just starts to simmer and turn gold. He’s older than her, but they have that sly look of sweethearts, with his one hand tucked around her waist and her leaning like a blade of wheat into this touch. While their eyes adjust to the dim interior I stare boldly, which is my right […]

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