Full Effort

I’m going to get as far away from you as possible, she said, & there’s nothing you can do to stop me. So, I shrugged & turned & started to walk away. That’s not fair, she said, you’re not even trying.

Fair Trade

I’ll bet you do something important, he said & I said the most important thing was watching while he slept & he said he’d do the same for me someday & we shook hands & decided it was a fair trade.