“Broke my heart is what he broke,” he said when his grandson was out the door. “Him and his mother and her nigger boyfriend.”
Given this ugly sentiment, Miss Beryl couldn’t decide whether it was appropriate to sympathize with Mr. Blue, but she did anyway. An imperfect human heart, perfectly shattered was her conclusion. A condition so common as to be virtually universal, rendering issues of right and wrong almost incidental.
Source: Nobody's Fool (Vintage Contemporaries)
Contributed by: Bill