The Lover's Lament by Aaron J Clarke
Approx. 1,540 words.
Published on July 23, 2013.
Dissatisfied with her life with her boyfriend, Tobey, Patricia resorts to read sentimental novels in order to fulfil her desires; however, she soon realises that the world of fantasy can never negate her despair, and in so doing, she realises what she must do: renounce him.