THRICE Fiction Apr. 2014 - Page 12

Avenue one year after they met. They often ran home in the rain together. Katelyn approached the counter and looked at the signs above the cash register. The two turned 30. Eventually Mike got angry at Katelyn for talking down to him and Katelyn became furious at Mike’s disorganization. No major life changes or financial problems arrested the relationship’s trajectory. They were an unremarkable Queens couple; young, in love, and together... until they were not. “I’ll have the baklava with Türk kahvesi special.” she exhaled. Mike struggled the refrigerator into his hallway. When he cleared the doorway, the refrigerator ripped off years of )