The old man lay on his hospital bed. His sweet brown-haired boy, sixty now, sat on the chair beside him, ready to give him his dying wish.
The boy opened the book and began. “One fish, two fish,” he read. “Red fish, blue fish…”
The old man closed his eyes.
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Matt Witten is a TV writer, novelist, playwright and screenwriter who has been writing for television for the past twenty years, including such shows as House, Pretty Little Liars, Law & Order, CSI: Miami, Medium, JAG, The Glades, Homicide, Judging Amy, and Women’s Murder Club. He has written four mystery novels that were published by Signet: Breakfast at Madeline’s, Grand Delusion, Strange Bedfellows, and The Killing Bee. His movie Drones was produced by Whitewater Films. His novel The Necklace will be published by Oceanview Publications in September, 2021, and has been optioned for film by Appian Way and Cartel Pictures, with Leonardo DiCaprio attached as producer.