They said it wouldn’t last, but it did, for 35 years. I went to law school and you were a flight attendant. You flew to
while I studied. On breaks, we went all over Luxembourg Europe. You went to med school and I started my first job. We blissfully raised three kids. As they trickled out the door, we grew apart. We tried, I guess. Even then, for me, it was “until death do us part”, until you shut me out. I couldn’t handle the charade and made the big move. I was a fool to do your dirty work.
I wrote this for the 100 Word Song writing prompt, which is to write 100 words inspired by Steely Dan’s song, “Dirty Work”. Ironically, this was a song my ex-wife and I loved and we first heard it while we were traveling in
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