At the edge of the woodlands we came upon a group in a field.
We took turns spying with the binoculars. No one said anything.
When it was my turn I saw the casket was unusually small.
There were three women and any of them could have been the mother.
Bob Thurber is the author of “Paperboy: A Dysfunctional Novel” and two collections of stories. A celebrated master of Flash and Micro Fiction, his work has appeared in 60 anthologies, received dozens of awards, and been used in schools and colleges throughout the world. He resides in Massachusetts where, though legally blind, he continues to write every day. Visit his website at BobThurber.net.