The Music of a Freshly Cut Lawn – Chris Longoria-Gonzalez
1300 words General Fiction
Mike hasn’t embraced the responsibilities of a marriage and raising a family because he doesn’t know what that means.
Mike couldn’t put his shoes on fast enough. “You’re not the only one who’s made sacrifices.” There it is, the sacrifice competition Karah loves to play. It had been carrying on for weeks. No, months, Mike thought. “What do you want from me?!” Karah cupped their baby Mikey’s ears while he rested on her chest in a satchel. “I want you to mow the lawn like you promised!” “I said I’d get to it!” “Where are you going?!”