In the end, she only remembered that husband and son-in-law. Until the last days she’d score them with her wasp tongue.
by Chaille Bos
This story is in response to the death of my grandmother. It was my way of working through the reality that I never knew the real her and never had a chance to, and yet I found myself in a part of her nonetheless. – Chaille Bos.
Chaille Bos has published microfiction, narrative nonfiction and pop culture articles. As well as writing her own crime and speculative fiction novels, she is a ghostwriter and co-writer.
You can find her on Twitter, her website and Facebook.
Memoria is written, produced and presented by Nat V.
Chaille Bos’ short story, Wasp Tongues, is performed by Melbourne-based actor, Petra Glieson.
Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions, “In Paler Skies” and “The Answer”.
Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now.
Sound effects used in this episode by:
Church sounds By Klankbeeld
Cemetary atmo By Outdoor_recordings
WW2 gunfire By Cheeseheadburger
Low airplane flyby By Snipperbes
Bees getting a drink By Tbaucom
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