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Then and Now

 

by

 

Jim Harrington

 

 

 

 

 

Marriage.

Alaskan cruise.

Life interjects itself.

Together time grows extinct.

Love dissipates like dispirited clouds.

Don’t know what happened.

Heart’s pulse dwindles.

Spark suffocates.

Divorce.

JIM HARRINGTON shares...

 

BIO:

JIM HARRINGTON is a retired librarian embarking on a new journey. Among the many places where his works have appeared are: Apollo's Lyre, Baker's Dozen Review, Bent Pin Quarterly, Brilliant, Defenstration, Long Story Short, Litbits, MicroHorror and others. You can read more of his stories at www.jimharringtononline.net

MOTIVATION:

"This story developed from a discussion on "telegraphic" writing, although I'm not certain this story has any resemblance to that style. The pattern came to me first, then the words."