Down by the river


"Am I supposed to feel haunted?"

"Not really... but I guess I would too."

"Is it okay if I cry?"

"It's okay if you cry."

So that, surprising himself, is what he did. He threw his head in her lap and sobbed and sobbed until there was nothing left but laughter. Then they pedaled home where they smoked some weed and listened to the Goldberg Variations while the chili simmered.