“Prophecy of Love” by T. Satterfield

It’s winter solstice—the darkest day of the year—and Gabe is having a dreadful day. He has realized there’s a stain on his bedroom ceiling; his ex is standing him up again and he cracked his phone screen when hanging up on her after screaming at her in frustration. The big meeting at work has been moved up, and he’s spilled water all over. He realizes his pants don’t even match his jacket, and he’s sweaty and smelly with stress. Just as it looks like things can’t get any worse, he accidently slams a door into his boss’s nose. All he can think about is how he just wants to feel loved; he just wants to feel like he matters to somebody. Anybody. … More “Prophecy of Love” by T. Satterfield