Friday, June 1, 2007

600 days, 12 hours, 46 minutes, 15 seconds

15 seconds. And 15 years ago, just before he turned 50, she drove all nght from the country, rushing to see him before gall bladder surgery. Then she couldn't find him. Then when she did it was right as he was being wheeled off. They stopped for a second. She tried to kiss him, but the stretcher was too high. The last thing he did was laugh at her.