THIS WEEK’S WORDS come from a prefatory poem in Flesh and Blood, a novel by Patricia Cornwell: light, dark, gone, fragments, leaves, eye, theft, erotic, dream, change, watch, clock
Amanda was finishing her report and it has gone dark. She turned the light on. She wanted to check her emails but since her laptop was processing a lot of stuff, she found Jack’s laptop. “Oh just a quick check,” she muttered to herself. She eyed the laptop – she remembered buying the sky blue mouse for him. Jack hasn’t changed the password. But she was shocked with some of the things Jack was on about. He was into erotic and porn sites and there were emails from a dating site. Fragments of his life she didn’t know about. The clock ticked and she was like having a dream, more like a nightmare. Jack has a lot of explaining to do….