When I Realized He Did it for Me

When I Realized He Did it for Me

I leaned against the aged stone wall and gazed down on a narrow street below. Ashen buildings deeply furrowed with centuries of scars lined the cobbled road, and a determined wind hurled dust and pebbles along the way like so much confetti in a parade. With the coming of the evening, the western sky had darkened to a putty grey, and I pulled my jac