When I saw her the following day she looked older. Not just older because she was tired, or hungover, which would have made sense. No, she had wrinkles, her hair was greying, she stooped slightly, and it made me think that what she had said last night might be true.
Jonathan Willmer is a primary school supply teacher in Sheffield, England. His stories have been published in Popshot Magazine, Bandit Fiction, The Templeman Review, and Bag of Bones, among others.