Death — “Honorable Mention” Winner Medium Writer Challenge 2021
Finding Dad’s Suit For His Funeral In Our Family’s Inimitable Fashion Released Our Grief
The black rotary phone rings on the wall in my parent’s kitchen, interrupting our quiet conversation.
Late summer sunshine filtering through the pines outside the log house is fading to dusk. I jump up quickly to answer the phone before Mama is disturbed.
“Maybe it’s Troy,” I say.