Sunday, October 3, 2021

Rereading Stephen King's story with fresher, older eyes

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Treated myself to a Stephen King short story on this bright Sunday morning. "All That You Love Will Be Carried Away," which appears in his collection, Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales. Read it first in high school. Now I have older eyes, with a fresher perspective; and I've been driving. A salesman in the American Midwest stops by a motel to kill himself then second-guesses his decision. Ending is open-ended, but I like to think it ends happily. Rained last night. Plants in Nanay's garden are refreshed. Getty hymns play in the background as the family prepares for Sunday worship. Take care, dear friends!

2 comments:

  1. Title surprised me. Didn't know you read horror/pop fiction. :-)

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    1. As a matter of fact, I do. I love Stephen King.

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