Loss brought sadness. Grief took it away.

Grief sighed quietly to himself as he looked at the woman sobbing quietly in the bed, individual tears gathering into small tributaries that would pool on her pillow. He lay next to her, offering a hug, weighing her body into the sagging mattress…

The crater, which had begun as a series of the tiniest spiderwebs of cracks and fissures in the bridge, grew and exploded across the concrete with such speed and force that Albert had no option but to plummet through.

As the car dove 150 feet hood first into the river…

“It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity. One ever feels his two-ness, — an American, a Negro; two souls…

Evelyn Adele

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