Father’s Day must be rough on fathers who have lost children. What’s the old saying? — No parent should ever have to bury a child.
Tag: Dead son
All Souls Day
The father never got his watch fixed. It was a valuable clue, a historical artifact. He’d never tamper with stuff like that. It was found in his apartment after his own death, still frozen at 10:52.
The afterlife: Riding the wave
His heart suddenly goes into overdrive. It’s his son’s voice on the phone. His son who died eighteen months earlier at the age of twenty-three.
He misses his wife—and always, every day, he misses his son. His son would be forty-eight now. Hard to believe. Twenty-five years of life he didn’t have.