The Day Worse Came to Worse


One day worse came to worse. He figured they had a lot in common, and after a period of getting to know each other, they’d live happily ever after. And for a while they did.

But an unintended consequence arose Each brought out the best in each other, and whatever they once saw in each other was gone They fought regularly; they gave each other no peace.

“You are!”

Over time, they returned to their old worse, and worser, selves But that’s not what encouraged them to give it another try.

It seems a “little worse” was on the way.

Michael Drezin’s short stories and micro-fiction have been published internationally on the net and in print Comments invited at



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