” ‘Even then,…’ ” / Memorable Fancies #2255

[“At night the dead come down to the river to drink.” – Susan Mitchell]

Cautiously as water buffalo wary of crocodiles, they glance around, wary of the slightest sound. But even then some are surprised, drawn screaming into dark waters, realizing just in time that they are already dead and should have nothing to fear.

But even then, after death, there is something to be lost.

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