L’Erin Ogle’s story “Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 23 November 2018.
“Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You” was about grief. It started as in idea—what would you do to gain a moment to say goodbye, to explain to someone what they meant, and why you weren’t able to convey that when they left you? What would a person do, to gain a moment in time to say the goodbye that was stolen from them? From that came Perry’s desperate journey to reclaim a moment of happiness, as her son’s mother. I wanted to show the desperation of a mother’s grief, to explain an unfathomable loss.
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