Stories tagged “died”

  • Maybe a Good Night?

    I heard Nathaniel’s sentence stop in the middle. I could tell that he had more to say, but I didn’t feel like wriggling it out of him. Once upon a time I would have. I’d learned how to understand their expressions, tones, and other th...

  • Grandpa, Dear

    The only time, the only time, I really only shed a tear - Was when I thought of you, And how you’d disappear. I never thought, I never thought, That today would be the day – When I’d hear the sad words, That grandpa went away. It bro...

  • Tradition is the Illusion of Permanance

    The house is silent. No playing children, no christmas music; only the reminder of the fallen’s absense. Beverly, with a delicate, aging hand, holds strings of garland between her fingers. Plastic beads slither from a box and onto the floor. An u...

    • Author: itsElisey
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5