This morning I opened my letterbox half-heartedly as usual. I knew that its narrow metallic mouth only devoured bills and bank notices […]

That is why I was overcome by a feeling of both surprise and happiness. I had received a letter from you in Heaven! The envelope with advertisements and with those stamps we used to separate by soaking them during the weekend. That austerity is so you! A leopard doesn’t change its spots!

This is an excerpt of the short story “Carta del más allá” (“Letter from the Afterlife”), winner of the Innovation Award of the II Short Story about Alzheimer’s Contest “In a corner of memory ”.

Author: Alberto Díez Domínguez.

Read this story in Spanish



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