I will try to unconditionally love you again

the padlock which inspired my story

I move into the lake house when I am twenty-three. Spring is turning to summer. The air is heavy with the smell of decomposing algae. I have just finished my degree and I am at a loss; adulthood is not what I expected.

Read the story at Short Edition, here, or visit the Short Story Dispenser at Raine Square in Boorloo (Perth).


Newman, J. (2020). I will try to unconditionally love you again. Short Edition. https://short-edition.com/en/story/short-fiction/i-will-try-to-unconditionally-love-you-again

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