From The Ymp, who has perpetually made me smile with his grim renditions of prompts from Inspiration Friday.
The Deepest Cut
He was never happy with her, but then she’d never meant to let him in at all in the first place. Then, seemingly against her will, he’d gone and taken over her entire life; filling every nook of her mind with his temper and every cranny of her house with his crap.
She hadn’t managed to tidy and he’d been displeased. When consciousness returned it was to blurry vision and ears that buzzed alarmingly.
He was in the bath; he liked being clean. The first incision was small and that’s when she knew everything would be alright. It’ll wash away.