‘Missing puzzle piece’ By Abha Kulkarni

As she bickered busily with the girls she called her closest friends, Evelyn barely got a chance to bid farewell. Would she have regretted these final moments if she knew how a gaping hole of a missing puzzle piece felt?
Evelyn’s last few memories of her late parent are clouded. Upon learning of the unfortunate demise she wonders if it would’ve made a difference if she’d gotten to say goodbye- if the picture would be just as empty. Could she gone on, without the missing puzzle pieces…..would the picture be still beautiful, without them?

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