The cardboard package arrives on the doorstep an hour or so before you. Inside, the first fenestrations are just beginning to unfurl.
I shall come to see that the severing of our relationship enabled unbridled growth.
First, I approach the accidental memento with contempt and a pair of glistening secateurs.
Laura lives in London with twenty-four houseplants. This is her fourth 50-word story and she has recent work with The Phare Literary Magazine and Retreat West. She tweets at @laurarose_13.