(100 word challenge)
“I just sat there. I just held Shelby’s hand. There was no noise, no tremble, just peace. Oh god. I realize as a woman how lucky I am. I was there when that wonderful creature drifted into my life and I was there when she drifted out. It was the most precious moment of my life.” – M’Lynn, Steele Magnolias (1989)
He turned to her. Need sprang up through heavy sorrow. Has enough time passed? His touch. Her kiss. They burst the bubble of grief, free to cling to each other and be a couple again, not just a mother and a father.