By Robert Devereaux
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Extra resources for A Flight of Storks and Angels
Hers was the kind of beauty that didn’t depend on skin or shape or the size of her eyes. For one mad instant, she made him want to leave Thea. But that was folly indeed. He knew it then; he knew it now. Still he wished Thea would stop tearing Dawn down. For once, he wanted her just to shut up, follow him obediently into church, and take her place beside him in the front pew. “Seems a shame for such an innocent little girl to be corrupted by the big world,” said Thea, sotto voce beside him with her clutch purse swinging in her hand.
We should have got out while we could, but I didn’t want to do that. ” “Yeah, I’ve heard that often enough: It’s my life, keep the hell away, I’ll do what I damned well please with it. We backed off like you wanted and now everyone looks at us as if we’re scum. Listen up, Dad. ” “Just like Fay—” “Leave Mom out of it! You’ve got one more chance. This is it, you come with me now, let us take you in and sober you up—” “She was a stinking whore. I’m sorry, I didn’t mean that. But she smiled and smiled and then she took all my money and went off with some cocksucking son of a bitch.
What a comfort it would be to watch angels flitting about, to feel the brush of their wingtips against our foreheads as a gentle reminder when we misbehave or are tempted off the path of righteousness. “But I say to you, my friends, it is urgent that we commune with the angels of the Lord. Wipe clean from your minds the mild creatures on a Hallmark greeting card. Fix instead upon the death of Herod. “He was a ruler, a tetrarch, the ultimate power in Galilee. They dressed him in finery. They led him with great pomp to his throne and felt the force of his words.
A Flight of Storks and Angels by Robert Devereaux