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Cooper's Hawk by Victor J. Banis

This was a short story, but very moving. A very much believable story too, about two long-term partners: Adam and Mike are simple men with a very ordinary life; both widower with young sons, 3 boys Adam, 2 girls Mike, they found each other and raised their kids together. Just like that, not fancy ceremonies or legal fight, they were both daddies to their five children and shared a good life together.

But love cannot do anything against old age and death, and Adam preceded Mike; that was just few days ago, and now Mike is simply waiting for the time when he will be able to reach Adam in whatever paradise they are allowed to share. It can be sad to think, especially for your children, but actually Mike is old, and frail, and Adam was his shield against old age; now that Adam is gone, what is the reason for Mike to stay? Sure his children love him, even Adam’s children love him like if they were his own, but in a way, it’s right, and better, for Mike to be forever with Adam again.

Publisher: MLR Press,LLC (June 21, 2012)
Amazon Kindle: Cooper's Hawk

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Tags: author: victor j. banis, genre: contemporary, length: short story, review
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