A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

valentine candy box with mcdonalds chicken nuggets and ketchup packets where the chocolate would be

My Father and I Weren’t Close When He Died, but Eating Fast Food Brings Back Good Memories of Him

In his short, difficult life, 
a greasy meal and a soda were 
a balm for my father. 
Every time I eat a chicken nugget, 
I feel close to him once again.