Alternate Outcomes

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It’s strange how the simple things in life go on while we become more difficult. 

-Richard Brautigan 

 

I heard the news today.

He died of cancer.

I had no idea he had fallen ill.

His wife probably did, since she was there and all.

A new widow has flowers in a vase now and many condolences.

And to think I was once jealous of their house.

 

 

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