She laid his suit out on the bed. A freshly pressed blue shirt. His favorite speckled necktie. Blue and black cufflinks.
He would look great at his final foray into the crowd. She’ll remember him fondly. His crooked smile. His hopeful laugh. The nasty nights of arguing. So many nights of arguing.
He never saw the machete she wielded in her hand. His last words were, “I never meant to . . .”
She doesn’t miss him as much as she thought she would.