Frivolity

The word was frivolous.

They could have been doing something important. There was the guilt which was instilled by everyone else who insisted every moment had to include as much importance as the moment itself was. That weight remained, no matter how much it shouldn’t have mattered.

This was not important. A lot of people would say that. As if they had any right to comment.

They held their controllers. She nudged his elbow. He started the game.

They had fun.