“You said good-bye already.”
–I know. I thought I’d risk it, because–because–
“You need me. Go ahead and say it.”
–I need you. It’s because–
“I don’t need to know the reason. Just don’t expect me to ask the insects to leave you alone like you did last year.”
“Better get your sunglasses.”
–I won’t need them. I am feeling better.
“No, you are not. I don’t care if you weep in the woods because I hear death all the time.”
–How did you know?
“I hear death all the time.”