The Day the Bees Came // Short Story

The bees began to buzz around the chimney the day you went away. They took you away, in the back of an ambulance, and I watched you disappear. And then it was just me, alone in that huge rambling house, wondering where I went wrong and what I could have done differently. It is the height of the summer and the heat unusually relentless for this time of year. Everything is more extreme and it makes me uncomfortable.

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