What can YOU say in six sentences?
She had a voice like flowers bloom: soft and unassuming until you noticed it, and then suddenly you couldn’t bear the idea of ever leaving it behind. Her momma said it was always that way. Even as a little thing, the cries she made sounded more like an apology than a complaint, like she felt downright awful for requiring your time. It came as no surprise why a boy like that took an interest in a girl like her, but I always wondered why she took a shine to him. There wasn’t a soul in town that would’ve bet a paycheck on those two living happily together for any real length of time. But I don’t think any of us expected it to turn out quite like it did; then again, nothing like that had ever happened here before.