• Sociology
  • Published 2016

The five sorrowful mysteries

  title={The five sorrowful mysteries},
  author={Philomena van Rijswijk},
Early one morning, I wake with a start. It seems that I've stirred to the sound of someone - a woman - walking past the house, singing. The sound still echoes in my consciousness, though I'm not sure whether I've dreamt the singing or not. It seems that, perhaps ... yes! It's happened once before, in the early hours - the death watch, as they call them...