The clock kept ticking, making my impatient heart leap in joy.
It was time to feed my baby and put him to sleep. As always, I clutched the loose thread from the cradle as I relaxed,humming the forbidden hymn that spoke of rainbows and dreams, a life full of possibilities.
“Did the firecrackers scare you sweetheart?”
I hugged my baby tighter still humming the hymn with tears in my eyes.
“I promise there wont be any more firecrackers; sleep sweet child,” I said hugging my dead son.
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