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  • The woman standing beside the bouquet was weeping as she looked out over the river.

    Who were the flowers for? And why was she weeping? Was she on the way to the hospital, or worse yet, a cemetery? Would you choose to walk across a bridge, and stop for a moment, if you were on your way to such a place?

    Perhaps you would.
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