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– a 55-word story

He smiled when he heard her humming.

She had been silent and brooding since weeks.

His queries only got monosyllabic answers.

Work pressures, he consoled himself.

He tried to make up by being extra helpful around the house.

The next day he found the note. His smile vanished.

The song had not been for him….

Submitted to Bluebell Short Story Slam Week 20: Love in Creativity Project.