Short stories to be consumed with a favourite beverage
Sunday, 12 August 2018
by Lisa Williams
a double brandy
scream ceased after sixty seven seconds. The memory of it went on forever for
all those that heard it.
precise moment it began her life ended. As she watched her only child rise up
into the air. Like the weightless astronaut he dreamt of
dreams finished then with the dull bump that shattered the windscreen. The thud
they all relived over and over. If only she hadn't shouted for him to hurry up.
If just once she'd let him be late. Then her thoughts turned to sobs and she
crumpled in a heap on the pavement.