Before she was lost to us I read my grandmother’s old diaries to her—it would help her remember, the doctor said. In the few months before she passed I did so every evening, albeit with increasingly feeble faith in the task.
Today I toss them—vapid misused page after vapid misused page—into the sea.
Megan Baffoe is a freelance writer currently pursuing English Language and Literature at Oxford University. Her work is particularly concerned with family, food, and fairytale.