Of Angels and Arias

I leaned in closer

heard death lick the corners of the room,

felt It slink and sift inexorably, and

watched the ebb and flow of breath temper to silence.


Written for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 11-03 through 11-09-2015. Link to read other contributions. The photograph was provided by Sonya – Only a 100 Words.


6 thoughts on “Of Angels and Arias

    • Ellespeth- I looked at the photo for a long time, read some other contributions, and drew a blank. I heard an interview with Elvis Costello on the radio. The part of the interview I came in on was Costello talking about his father’s passing. It was the inspiration I needed. Thanks for reading.

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