Even in the future, from two different worlds

by Christos Polydorou

Years later an Italian lover wakes up in the middle of the night, and you hear him as he strikes a match. What are you doing? you ask, groggily. I am going to set fire to the bed with us in it, this will immortalise our love. Yes, but it will kill us, you reply, bringing him back. And you? What can bring you back?