The make-shift battleground campsite lies in eerie silence. The Man of Action has left the field and The Cautious Dreamer surveys the scene, still stunned.
Beside the skeleton of their excruciating collision and accidental intimacy are scattered the detritus of good intentions, blind mistakes and opportunities lost.
Well, nothing left to do now but bury the battered armor in fresh graves, load the lessons learned and long-awaited treaty into travelling gear, and move on.
Copyright © Donna Milton 2013
“Donna Milton transplanted herself to Pasadena after college and has been a grateful participant in and consumer of the region’s rich arts and culture ever since. (Go, ECPAC!)”