Fiction (probably) ~ short story
Published in Six Common Things (1893)
(First read 13/06/2014)
This one follows on from Autumn and Love, telling the story of the little girl's funeral, of her father and aunt's behaviour in the face of their bereavement. Like the first of the pair, the mood is poignant and melancholy. The writing is restrained, but it ends with a homily.
It can be read online here.