Submerged

by Tim Wilkins

I guess it was a seizure. Her body just got too hot too fast in the bathtub, and she passed out. Then she drowned. The running water pumped into her ears, mouth, and nose. Then she cooked and boiled in the tub all day. The water frothed under her from the jets, and when I found her after work and tried to pull her from her crock-pot, her skin came off in my hands like wet tissue paper.

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Tim Wilkins, a pre-service teacher from the Midwest, blogs here.