Power Still Out, Night Falls

Sunset, 8:57.
I light a candle –
a favor from the wedding
and set it on the porch table.

When he comes back from around the corner and down two houses, where he and a few others have gone to see about a faulty generator and whether anything can be done, I hear voices, then in he comes. Home.

“Wow, I could see that light from way down the road.”

I like that.

About Marilyn

Reading, thinking, listening, writing and talking about faith, creativity, ESL for refugees, grief and finding the story in a story. Student of Spanish. Foe of procrastination. Cheez-it fan. People person with hermit tendencies or vice-versa. Thank you so much for reading.
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