He Sitting on a park bench, Sitting on a park bench near in the shade of his favorite Linden tree, he he gets out his crossword puzzle and and struggles with 1 across. tries to determine what has three letters and means 'lazy.' 'jerk.' 'regret.' He looks at puts down his puzzle. puzzle, pondering other riddles. riddles, like how he deserves this. this fortune. Then he Then she floats runs across the lawn. lawn, shouting his name. "Daddy!" And he looks at gazes past the others monkey bars and the woodchips and the other children at her. her her disheveled hair and flailing arms and coffee eyes and he knows. knows that there's no reason to keep going. lying. regretting.