I think this is a beautiful piece of writing…and I wonder if we replaced the black dog with a person of a different color or culture perhaps we would be closer to solving the hate and fear that rages in the world today.
By the by, it is best I issue a warning right up front. What I am about to tell you will be confronting for some people. Mine is the sort of story that some would say is best left untold. Not to be brought into the light of day at all. However, I do not agree with this point of view. Important events started that night which need to be made public. Hence I sit here and write. I’m not even sure where to start. The beginning, I guess is always the best place if uncertain.
It all started to unravel for me the night of Monday 12th December . The year doesn’t matter. Just the day and month. It has become a sort of anniversary thing for me. I had worked late that night. Being the last to leave the factory, it was my job to make sure all…
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