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A remnant of you.

A remnant of you.

I am thick with the smell of death. Yours, and everyone who was on your floor. All of these doorways I’ve passed through, all of these corridors, all of these beds wheeled by, all of these people grieving around me. It didn’t stop me, on the last day, from kissing your forehead as often as … Continue reading

Small Life, Slow Life: 56/100 {Redemption.}

Small Life, Slow Life: 56/100 {Redemption.}

Do you believe in redemption? Do you? My favorite stories are always the ones where the hero (or the villain) changes his mind at the last minute. Has the big revelation. Calls off the plan to detonate. Saves the hostages, frees his captive. Cries pretty, and sees the light. Redemption. You can redeem yourself if … Continue reading