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it was raining.
Her family brought in elaborate mahogany benches for this funeral with deeply etched patterns in different cherry shades and as we sat through the procession the wood sat quietly warping in the downpour. I was sitting alone. Alone: separate, apart, or isolated from others... isolated is a better word. It has the implication of untouched. No one wanted to come near me. They didn't know what to say. I suppose I wouldn't either.
"I'm sorry your girlfriend killed herself."
That doesn't really have the best ring to it.
... It was raining when I met her.