“I can’t take it anymore.” I want to put an end to it all”.
Even through the phone she could hear the pain and desperation in his voice.
“But you can’t, it’s against nature”
“I don’t care, It’s too much to bear”.
He slammed down the phone and sat looking at the pills for a long moment. Finally he picked them up and swallowed them quickly.
Then he leaned back, closed his eyes and waited for the release.
After a while he opened his eyes and smiled. The painkillers sure made his migraine go away in a jiffy.
Naturopathy be damned!
This Drabble was written in response to this week's Write Tribe Prompt.
A Drabble, for the uninitiated is a short story of exactly 100 words.