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The Winter of Life

by Lilly Adam
Originally published by on 21/07/2018

Her heart was as fragile as lace, and her skin a delight of wrinkles. She waited by the window, day after day. Had life flown past her so fast that she had failed to notice the decades as they unfolded before her fading eyes, disappearing into the darkness with each waxing moon? Had she really lost all hope of being united once more with those sweet cherubs who had once filled her home with love and laughter? As each season stole another piece of her life, she realised that her angels would not return, leaving a stream upon her cheek.

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