Well, you know, she’s no barrel of monkeys. She wants everyone to be honest, but she lies to herself. She’s seen the world but doesn’t get it. She has more fights about stuff that doesn’t matter than a YouTube comment section. She’s passionate, which I find stupid but entertaining.
she says as she hands you a fifty. You wander the aisles searching for milk and bread and the other items on the short shopping list you offered to do on the way home. You think to yourself how far fifty dollars will get you when your travelling next year and how it seems like so much money right now because you’re desperately saving.
You’re so desperate for money you’ve been selling things you love. You’re so desperate for money your willing to work for people you hate. All that time and effort just for some ease and worry free smiles in the future.
Money is precious to you right now.
"Get yourself something too"? You better make it worth while. This better be the most important transaction of the week. A free transaction. You cant afford to waste it on junk.
Of all the thousands of things in that supermarket, of all the wonderful choices and delicious options…