Drabble: love others and love yourself

(100 words) 10 March 2018

By S.R.A. Markin

He turned off the display screen, and then the cell phone vibrated in his hand. It was a text from her. She wrote about how sweet he is to her and how good he makes her feel. She wrote about meeting him in dreamland and filled the text with emojis. And before a red heart, she wrote out: I love you.
He clicked on her display photo and kissed the image of her forehead. He walked to the mirror and looked at himself and watched the tears stream down the sides of his face.
“I love you too,” he said.