Parting

She’s on my lap. We are facing each other. “So, this is goodbye.” I nod. Her eyes fill with tears. She puts her arms around my neck. I hug her tightly. My heart’s breaking. We tried so hard to make our relationship work but we just couldn’t seem to go back to the way things… Read More Parting

The Truth

“What are you doing?” she asked him, agitated.   “I am going to turn the pages for you,” he said.   She was sitting at the piano about to play something while her aunt and her visitors were sitting in the drawing- room having tea.  “I can manage,” she told him.   “Please, Helen.  I… Read More The Truth