As Decreed

From the February 1999 Print Edition

He waits outside the house in the car for the boy to appear. The monthly ritual as decreed; the pick-up, the over-night stay. He wonders what they’ll do. He notes the trim flowerbeds, the grass more lush than he remembers, the path, neatly swept. All reproach him for old neglectful ways. Her . . . . Continue Reading »