The Family Surveillance Unit

Men with matching dogs attended the funeral.  None us had ever seen either the men or the dogs before.  My own dog had a prior engagement so I hired a different dog to take.  He sat on the cold ground and watched the matching dogs whilst I wondered who the men might be and out of what sort of secret connections their black funeral suits might be tailored.

That night I lay awake and my cat sat on my hip and watched me with scrunched-up, scrutinising eyes.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s