Sparkly, pretty cards taunting her. Mary read the contents in disgust.
“Love always,” she scoffed.
Why did all Valentine cards have to be so schmaltzy?
She continued looking through the cavity-inducing selection, refusing to give up.
Where were the beautiful, vellum cards that said, “Sorry, I don’t love you anymore”?
Marilyn Braun’s work has appeared in Faces Magazine, the Globe and Mail, 101 Words, Every Writer, Saturday Night Reader and the upcoming Indie Authors Press: St. Valentine’s Day Drabbles 2015 anthology. She is a graduate of the George Brown College Creative Writing Certificate program and blogs at www.marilynsroyalblog.blogspot.com.