That didn’t go well.
I told them to read the comments in her blog. That’s where the truth is. I’ve got nothing to hide. Not a goddam thing. I told them everything.
The cop says “What’s the state of your marriage?”
I say “17 years.”
“That’s not a state, sir, that’s a number.”
“It’s also a state.”
And the cop says “Maybe that’s the problem.”
I gave him the tombstone details. The clothes she was wearing, the car license plate “ECO FEM 10”, the colour – housefly black. What’s housefly black? Crow black. A void.
You question everything when something like this happens. And I can tell you this. It isn’t my fault. Absolutely not. She takes off and somehow it’s my fault?
January 6th Just Jot It January prompt is stream of consciousness Saturday and to use “eco” in the post. In all honesty, the draft for this entry was a stream of consciousness but I whittled it to this. I know, I know. Cheating again!