Wow, Mason, just wow! It's a wonderful, sad story! There's just enough description to allow the reader to "see" the setting, the characters, and enough to make the reader wonder how much of the story actually reflects the author's life, without the story being lost to description. And, the story comes full circle. I'm not left feeling something was missed or there's an unanswered question; the story has resolution.
I must admit, my eyes began welling up there at the end. A truly well written story indeed!
--The member formerly known as Demonica
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
- Mahatma Gandhi
Wow!!! But I am not surprised that you can write so well. I have read a lot of your postings both here and on your blog. You have the talent to make everyday happenings sound very interesting. Congratulations.
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