Thanksgiving: A Short Story

Words: 370
Pages: 2

The family is in East Texas for thanksgiving. “Tell us about the one night.” said the daughter. “Which night?” The mother questioned her. “The night when the world felt dead.” The daughter said bluntly. “Ok..” The Mother said with a look of confusion on her face.

It was a radiant afternoon, birds chirping, dogs barking. The daughter and the son are outside playing basketball. The news came along at 12:03 PM, the mother’s phone was ringing. She followed the noise and it led to her phone, then she answered it.
“Yes. Of course. Ok, thanks for letting me know.” The mother said, ending the conversation. She sits down for moment, letting the news sink in. She covers her mouth, a tear rolling down her cheek. The mother