I missed the deadline on this, but I’m going to write it anyway: 33 serious words, one of which is the word ‘stone.’
Mom placed the stepping stone between two peonies. It didn’t lead anywhere.
Sometimes, I stood on the hexagon of concrete and pebbles.
But my father wasn’t there, just the box of his ashes.
- Trifextra #58: HER HEARTS (tedstrutz.com)