He is sitting in a fast food restaurant, pining for a woman who has never had an original thought in her life. It is Christmas Eve, and she is five hundred miles away, celebrating with her new in-laws. He is a damned fool, but hasn’t quite realized it yet.
Penick, Robert L.
"Midnight Run to Nacogdoches,"
Westview: Vol. 35
, Article 25.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/westview/vol35/iss1/25