An American in Tehran

by kdillmanjones

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Photo credit: mohammadali / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA

 

“That’s why we call it pain.”

“Ha!” I laughed between sobs. “I don’t know what that means.”

“Physical pain, emotional pain. Same hurt, same word.”

He was an American in Tehran, my panacea.

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* This very short story is part of the Trifextra 33-word challenge.