Goodbyes Are the Hardest When They Come Calling

The truth comes in bursts.

Jillian Spiridon
Bubblegum Fiction
Published in
3 min readApr 21, 2024

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At the funeral for her uncle Patrick, Moriah stood with her cousins. Each one fidgeted as if they had something to hide — and she could sense the unease in the room. A pall hung in the air as if something had left incense to burn in their midst, likely from the white lilies her cousin Emily had chosen for the splatter of a bouquet in…

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