Another RiverSlim grey stones skim across the surface of the water, one at a time. When they catch the sun, they look like shining scales.Another River by ~kapunua
"I knew I'd find you here."
She smiles, but her back is to him, so he doesn't see.
"Usually it's the child that runs off when she's mad."
"I'm not mad, Kado." Another flat stone into the water. This one doesn't skip as well, and she thinks he's going to correct her technique. He doesn't. "Where is she?"
She knows he's lifted his shoulders by the sound of his jacket. "Doing her homework." He sits down beside her, but doesn't put his feet in the water like she is. "You're a good mother."