He adored “Peace Piece.” Each time he would coax me to take the left hand while he played the right. We were joined at the heart and in the beauty of the gentle melody. Now he’s gone, and I sit at the piano alone, one hand lost without the other.
Nick Young is a retired award-winning CBS News Correspondent. In addition to 50-Word Stories, his writing has appeared in more than two dozen publications including the Pennsylvania Literary Journal, The Garland Lake Review, Potato Soup Journal, The San Antonio Review, The Best of CaféLit 11 and Vols. I and II of the Writer Shed Stories anthologies. He lives outside Chicago.