Part One, A Private Sorrow, Collected Chapters
|Chapter One: Call
|Pt. 01, Ch. 01
Kathy answered the phone.
“Hello” she said.
“I need to see you,” said Jim, in his typical tone; detached.
|Chapter Three: Morning
|Pt. 01, Ch. 02
“Coffee,” Jim orders.
“Chai;” says Kathy.
They sit in the sun, and read. It is busy.
Jim weeps, and he won’t say why.
|Chapter Two: Lies
|Pt. 01, Ch. 03
“I can’t say.”
“You wouldn’t get it…I’m not talking about it.”
“I don’t get it.”
“I said as much.”
|Chapter Four: Closure||Pt. 01, Ch. 04
Kathy sensed the emptiness inside her friend; a hollow, where normally there was active awareness, and perceptivity.
|Chapter Five: Confusion||Pt. 01, Ch. 05
Now that she was here; Jim was not sure why he asked her to see him. He could not tell her what was going to happen.
|Chapter Six: Insight||Pt. 01, Ch. 06
It was clear that Jim had something to tell. Kathy sensed that it was very bad news; for him, for her, and everyone.
|Chapter Seven: Liminality||Pt. 01, Ch. 07
They sat with one another; speaking little. Jim enjoyed being with Kathy; their thoughts synched. It felt like home.
Section One, Jim and Kathy
Part One, A Private Sorrow,
|Section 01, Jim and Kathy
Part 01, A Private Sorrow,