By Lewis Carter
Published by Empty Sink & Literally Stories

Synopsis: After meeting a friend for drinks, our unnamed narrator takes the reader on a drunken odyssey, recalling the relationship with his last great love – Matylda.

You can read departures here.



I wrote departures as a way to explore the use of dialogue in the prose form. It has been called ‘darkly comic’ – which is understandable, but I still maintain that the irony and comedy only serve to highlight its romantic core. The bad language helps too.

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