Forever and Always

He can’t help but smile as he watched his wife’s sleeping form on the bed they had shared for fifty years now. She was his angel, his shining star in the dark night. Katherine was his world and he loved her more than life itself.



There was a rumble from up above. It was loud and ominous and strong and bold. It was like a lion hunting its prey. The wind blew, bringing with it the chill of a December night. She shivered and pulled her jacket closer to her body. She tucked in a piece of hair behind her ear, leaving the rest cascading down her back, wild and scattered like a black fire.