The sun shines through a dusty screen and a fingerprint-smudged window. The dining room brightens as sunlight reflects off crystal candle holders and bleaches the American Drew dining room table.
Years earlier, another life, a continent away: Sunlight shined through translucent cream drapes in a London flat on Wigmore Place. I sat in the living room, sipping Earl Grey, fixated by that filtered light.
melting drop by drop
more by FRANK J. TASSONE
photograph by Eduard MilitaruHire An Editor