Once The Son, Now The Father
father, they see wrinkles like that of an old redwood. He liked to have me with him, because global Culture Changes he liked to tell stories when he drove. A child carries a label stamped upon his or her soul that says, "Fragile handle with care." A good father sets out each day to administer correctives to the child. But he told Alice to let go of him, and he ran then. I wanted no one to see or hear. I wanted to stop him, but I didnt know how. His lower lip trembled, and he fought his tears even as they came. No one moved in that room and there was no other sound except the steady pushing of my fathers breath and Jimmys high, wheezing response.
I was certain that it was the miracle we all must have. He hadnt been in school for three days, and his mother had sent word to my fathers nurse that she just might bring Jimmy in to see the doctor today.
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Perhaps, he felt most at ease with difficulties when I was doing what he was getting ready. Hardesty went over to the bed, put her hand on my fathers arm and said, very quietly, Hes gone, Doc. Then suddenly as lightning, there was the awful sound of my fathers breathing alone. In those days, Luke liked to approach me with his most serious problems when I was reading. Now there's a way, and I know that I have to go away. He didnt ask if I could fix. I had never seen Jimmys mother without an apron on before. Oh, Mama, why couldnt he, why couldnt he? I felt squirmy with gratitude, certain that my father was doing this just to please. Then his expression turned abruptly serious, a not-too-flattering imitation. I broke my saw, he said, withdrawing the toy from behind his back. The year before, he did this whenever I was working in the garden.
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