Leap: a brave woman prepares to take her final journey.
Breathe: how many people can pinpoint the precise time their marriage died; can repeat verbatim the words that sent the marriage plunging into the grave?
Goodbye, Emily Dickinson: Sometimes the delusion is what helps us get through the reality.
Lesser Offenses: Stepmothers had disappeared before, for lesser offenses. It was Carlotta’s time to go.