As the machine switched off, he knew this was his last chance to say everything he wanted to her.
In the end, he could only muster three words, a melody to accompany her on her final journey, each lyric imbued with pure affection – repeated over and over.
“I love you.”
A Writers’ Centre Norwich-commended writer, Laurence has been published online, in magazines like The Legendary, Story Shack, and Amelia’s Magazine, and in anthologies such as Darker Times Collection and Inspired by My Museum. His website is laurencesullivan.net.