Goodbye Hope

From down the hall they summon her to offer a mother’s comfort. “Mommy, are you there?” The last of her tears and withered locks fall into the wash basin. Goodbye hope…you were never real anyway. Maybe a mother’s loving lie will do just the same. “In a minute, love.”

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2 thoughts on “Goodbye Hope

  1. Alex, thanks so much for participating in our first week. Telling a story in so few words, especially a story with such emotion, is no easy task – but you made it seem effortless! We really enjoyed this one and look forward to reading more of you next week.

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