What can YOU say in six sentences?
Then there was a mad swirling about, people in blue and white and orange and the questions came down on the kids like confetti and they answered with fog in their voices, lost in their eyes. After the paramedic promised her that Theo was going to be okay, the girl walked out into the garage, the wide doorway now a yawn into the night, and looked at the brothers wrapped in blankets in the driveway.
Burke saw her give a thumbs up and looked at Owen, who would not look at the house, "Theo's going to be all right."
Owen nodded, then lifted his eyes and after a heavy moment he said "stars."
Burke looked at him for a while and the long weeds in the yard got drunk on the wind and Laura in the garage behind them like a candle and finally Owen said "You can stop staring at me 'cause I ain't conflicted about shit, and if mom finds out it won't be from you or me, you got it?"
"I got it tough guy, I got it."