1. Mama is gone
After the funeral, everything turned back to the way it was before. Everyone seemed more subdued, but carried on as they always had.
She sat on the window seat, staring out into the dark void of the night, the rain making poetic patterns on the glass pane. She was a pale beauty, snow-white in the hallway. Lifeless. Only the steady rise and fall of the chest indicated that she way alive. After a while, even that stopped.