The katydids’ droning chorus; the song of the summer’s nights.
Julia let it wash over her, soothe her, standing at the water’s edge. The full moon’s reflection shimmered and danced across the hidden pond. She watched as bubbles broke the surface, drifting. Soon, his body would settle on the bottom.
Nick Young is an award-winning retired journalist whose career included twenty years as a CBS News correspondent. His short stories have appeared in the San Antonio Review, CafeLit Magazine, Fiery Scribe Review and Vols. I and II of the Writer Shed Stories anthologies.