“Anything Good I Could Say About This Would Be a Lie”

“She’s dead, and I’m quarantined. That’s how the story ends. I keep going back over it in loops, trying to find a way to sweeten it, but nothing changes the facts. I wasn’t there with her at the end. I didn’t get to say goodbye. I don’t even know where her body is right now, or if the only thing that’s left is her ashes.”

Author: Eli Saslow
Published: Mar 28, 2020
Length: 8 minutes (2,005 words)
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