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Safe in the Garden

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Darryl Emmerson


“Where did it happen?”

“Just out of Cressy”.

 “Oh, so nowhere near the old town”, I said to Mike, “not at the corner you spoke of?”

Mike looked up at me. “No, but someone else died there, and I stopped there last week, and remembered, and it brought the whole thing back. All these things had lain beneath the surface, for years and years, till the day of my drive.”

I could find little to say and, after a while, left Mike with himself, and his musings on destiny.

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