“Ouroboros,” by Michael Compton
Published in Monkeybicycle‘s One-Sentence Stories feature, February 1st, 2019
Cleverly written and effective. The first few phrases didn’t grab me, but then we got to the description of “that endless instant” and the tension clicked on. We never learn what makes the main character a Bad Husband—it may actually be something really bad—but we sympathize with his feeling of being stuck.