Saturday, March 14, 2020

THREE DAYS

Getting Closer.

He studied the huge rocks below, the sharp tops of them peeking above the water. He turned his face away and looked at the sky which seemed to welcome him with warm sunshine and a gentle breeze. He looked back at the waterfall and sucked in a deep breath. No more delays. "Okay, this is it, guys. I'll miss you. More than you know. Goodbye, Lindy. Goodbye, Grandpa. Take care of each other.

Water rushed against his legs, pushing, pushing him toward the edge. He stretched his arms above him. He sucked in air and closed his eyes. "Now," he whispered and-

"Stop!"

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