“They pick me up from the police station in the early morning. I am not surprised to see them even though it is over a two hundred mile drive and they must have driven through the night. A friend shares the driving, father sits in the back with son.
All the way back home mother does not say a word to her prodigal prophesying son. She steals looks at the wild-haired wild-eyed young man in the mirror. Holding back waves of shock, she clasps her hand over her mouth, gulping gasping tears.”
From ‘Ad-Break’ – included in the showcase