His Confession

by | Dec 13, 2022 | Fiction, Issue Thirty

He uncorks a 2017 bottle of Caymus Cabernet and pours out a story twice as old. Six words filter through. Six I want to unhear.

Knife, night

Slashed, severed

So many questions to ask once my thoughts unscramble, and stomach untwists. Only one makes it past my lips. “Brother, why did you tell me this?”

I loathe to share his burden.

Read more Fiction | Issue Thirty

Pin It on Pinterest