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Cold TeaCold Tea
The kettle whistles on the stove, steam billowing out of its spout in one continuos stream.
It was ignored.
Taken for granted again.
Normally he'd just take it off the heat and pour two mugs of water. But this time, as with every other time now, he watched it squeal for a moment.
Blinking out of his trance, he poured the two cups of water, put the tea bags in, remembering to have the string hang over the side. Just as she liked it.
He then scooped three teaspoons into his own, four into hers. Honey came next. A heaped tablespoon each.
Taking them to the table seemed to be the longest trip so far that morning.
Each cup was steaming hot. One was half finished, the other still full. He looked through his glasses, his grey eyes swimming in grief.
He'd been practicing this...it's not so much a habit, nor a chore. More of a respectful ritual. A dedication. For over three months.
Normally by now, his mates would have found someone
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