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A chapter in the book Miscellaneous stories

The other woman

by CD Richards

"Tanya, play James Taylor."

Michelle sang along with Fire and Rain as she reached for the face washer, slowly trailing the warm cloth across the back of her neck and then her face.

"Tanya, turn down the hot water."

"Certainly, Michelle."

"Tanya, I said 'down', not 'up'! Turn it OFF! Release... shower... door... NOW!"

Michelle's voice became a high-pitched scream as the scalding water reached maximum pressure.

* * * * * *

"Hi, honey. Sorry I'm late. The meeting ran overtime, then Carnival called to confirm the cruise details."

"Michelle won't be able to make it, David. It's just you and me now."

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