Meeting for breakfast at their restaurant was a bittersweet but silent end. The waitress, Dolly, greeted them with her usual smile and they found their table by the window.
“I got the paper to sign from my solicitor,” said Geoff.
“Fine,” she said “but at least let us take some coffee first”
Looking at the spring flowers outside they drank their Java in familiar silence. When Geoff’s face went crimson, and he grasped for air, she screamed:
“Call 911, it must be his heart”
She managed a quick nod to Dolly before the ambulance came.
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October 21, 2020