The Lark
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The Lark

The Boy Who Returned Home Again

And it was a very good day

a boy stands on a rock in a park. a blue sky is overhead and trees nearby
Photo credit: Catherine Dunn-Gilbert

My son came home to live with us again on a cold winter afternoon. And it was a very good day. Picked up from the hospital he walked from the car into the house with an ear-to-ear grin that would not leave for days. He was twenty-six years old.

The first time he arrived he was ten. It was a warm August morning. A buoyant and bubbly…




The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Catherine Dunn

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