Bury the Dead

Bury the Dead Bury the dead and get on with the living. The boy heard the phrase throughout his life and repeated it often. Was he first told this when he was a toddler being lifted into the casket to kiss his mother goodbye? Were these the words that echoed in his mind when he pulled up this, his only memory of her? Bury the dead and get on with the living. Did the teenager bolster himself with this refrain when his house and everything inside it – including the only existing pictures of that long-gone mother – were engulfed … Continue reading Bury the Dead