Tag: funeral

  • The Mortician

    “Mark, I know you are new, but this funeral is important.  It’s a secret.  We need to hide everything about this death.  We will do the embalming and send the body on the way with his family.”  Jack turned back to his computer like nothing odd was happening.  But by the way the undertaker’s eye…

  • A Death in the Family

    “Are you even sad?  Have you even cried?”  Ryan crossed his arms and stared at me.  “What do you want me to do?  Scream?  Cry?  Make a scene?  What, exactly?”  I waited for his reaction, for him to tell me how I should be acting in the wake of our father’s death.  “I want you…

  • Losing It

    “I feel like I’m losing it.”  I felt my body start to shake as I stared at Cassie’s front door.  Had I really seen what I thought I had seen or was I making everything up?  I wanted to believe what I had seen, but how could it be true?  How could she be there one…