A Little Slice Of is a story I'm proud of and Rusty Barnes who published it in Night Train e-mailed me the following:
"That piece you gave me to post is one of the best short-shorts I've ever read."
Well, he's read a lot of great work so it's very generous praise, but my jaw certainly dropped.
Perhaps, the female protagonist, pictured to the left..
The last line "I didn't want to leave." had four meanings with her not wanting to leave 1) the rehab, 2) him 3) the restaurant 4) her relationship with drinking.