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Friday, January 15, 2016

Emergence - A Novel on Twitter - Section One, Jim and Kathy

A Private Sorrow, Collected Chapters

Chapter One: Call

Pt. 01, Ch. 01
Kathy answered the phone.
“Hello” she said.
“I need to see you,” said Jim, in his typical tone; detached.

Chapter Three: Morning

Pt. 01, Ch. 02
“Coffee,” Jim orders.
“Chai;” says Kathy.
They sit in the sun, and read. It is busy.
Jim weeps, and he won’t say why.

Chapter Two: Lies

Pt. 01, Ch. 03
“What’s wrong?”
“I can’t say.”
“You wouldn’t get it…I’m not talking about it.”
“I don’t get it.”
“I said as much.”

Chapter Four: Closure
Pt. 01, Ch. 04
Kathy sensed the emptiness inside her friend; a hollow, where normally there was active awareness, and perceptivity.

Chapter Five: Confusion
Pt. 01, Ch. 05
Now that she was here; Jim was not sure why he asked her to see him. He could not tell her what was going to happen.

Chapter Six: Insight
Pt. 01, Ch. 06
It was clear that Jim had something to tell. Kathy sensed that it was very bad news; for him, for her, and everyone.

Chapter Seven: Liminality
Pt. 01, Ch. 07
They sat with one another; speaking little. Jim enjoyed being with Kathy; their thoughts synched. It felt like home.

Section One, Jim and Kathy
Part One, A Private Sorrow,
Collected Chapters
Section 01, Jim and Kathy
Part 01, A Private Sorrow,
01 Call
02 Morning
03 Lies
04 Closure
05 Confusion
06 Insight
07 Liminality