It would be so easy. Just sit back, put on a little music and then drift. The weather is fantastic. The sun somehow reminded him of the summer back in 1978…the Bee Gee’s music was big back then and his daughter Mary, came into the world.
‘Staying Alive’, runs through his mind as he looks back at all the changes that have occurred since then. Doesn’t even seem like the same planet at times.
“Hey Josh…What are you up to, buddy?” Kevin said. He’d been jogging in the park when he caught sight of his old friend.
“Just sitting here thinking about how short life is, how things never stay the same, you know what I mean.”
“Sure, but that’s what makes life interesting, no? The change I mean. Something always new popping us, keeps me on my toes, kind of really aware that life is fantastic! So, when will you know about Mary?”
“Stephen will give me a call this afternoon, the operation should be over by then. I’m sure we’ll have good news. Everything’s going to be ok!” he said it, but somewhere inside there was a little voice that whispered that things weren’t going to be ok.
It had been a long hard winter. He’d lost his wife, his best friend had had a heart attack and now his daughter was being operated on for cancer. He felt the bottle of pills in his pocket…it would be so easy.
the shadowy residue
colors life gray
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