On Monday Nights We Danced in the Park

On Monday Nights We Danced in the Park This story was originally published in Day One a weekly literary journal dedicated to short fiction and poetry from emerging writers Marissa lost her husband and her father in the same week Her ex is

  • Title: On Monday Nights We Danced in the Park
  • Author: Nikki Dolson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This story was originally published in Day One, a weekly literary journal dedicated to short fiction and poetry from emerging writers.Marissa lost her husband and her father in the same week Her ex is now living in a new city after their remarkably uneventful divorce Her dad, however, is gone forever, buried beneath Chicago s icy earth.Six months after the funeral, MarisThis story was originally published in Day One, a weekly literary journal dedicated to short fiction and poetry from emerging writers.Marissa lost her husband and her father in the same week Her ex is now living in a new city after their remarkably uneventful divorce Her dad, however, is gone forever, buried beneath Chicago s icy earth.Six months after the funeral, Marissa s mother asks her to move home But even though the young woman is struggling to live on a single income, she can t bring herself to give up her solitude So she urges her grieving mother to cope with her new situation by getting out and trying something new While her mom dives into her changed life taking dance classes and finding new romances Marissa struggles to find hope in what seems to be an increasingly bleak and lonely world.Heart wrenching and witty, On Monday Nights We Danced in the Park explores life after endings, when there is no choice but to start again.

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