Roseanne held her five-year-old grandson’s hand all during the burial service for her husband, Sidney.
Adam looked up and saw tears in her eyes. He said, “Don’t cry, Grand mom. I can get Grand pop back.”
“How will you do that, Adam?” she asked.
“I have a shovel,” he whispered.
Recently retired, Marian Brooks has begun to write some short fiction. Her work has appeared in Word Riot, The Story Shack, The Linnet’s Wings, The Short Humour Site, and others.