Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from March 2, 2013

Triadic Tales - Fifteen Minutes Before a Roaring Fire - Short Story (Part Three)

BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON

Triadic Tales - Fifteen Minutes Before a Roaring Fire - Short Story (Part Three) PART ONEPART TWO
EPILOGUE
She died too young.
Adam gave serious thought to the idea that he might travel with her some day. Take her on the road on one of his William Least Heat Moon secondary roads peregrinations.But he was fully aware that he had no way even to renew contact with her. He was not even sure she would remember the fellow who offered her his sweater on a cold August night in Chilmark.
Morton and Wife Two did not last. 
Morton lived on with a compatible woman who like Wife One was versed in psychiatry. When Morton died in his late eighties, Adam went back to the Vineyard for  a memorial service. Morton addressed the attendees via a taped message.Adam's attitude regarding celebrity never changed. It did not excite him. The most significant encounters he ever had were mere moments he could tick off on his fingers. It embarrassed him to know how many more such moments ther…