In a cold bright room, she rested between screams. “We should abort. Sixteen is too young”, her “pro-life” parents had reasoned. The boy had been just that, a boy. There was no hand to squeeze as she gave the final
Both of them always wanted to be right. He said, “I will love you forever” She said, “Nothing lasts forever” He died the next day in an accident. She loved him till her last breath.