Monthly Archives: December 2017

A OK ?

I’m alone again with nothing left Except bent fingers, aches and pains The signs of my arthritis Trying to release the tension On the way to preparation That eases the constant trauma Below the skin Till I feel it all … Continue reading

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The Conway Twins

#1 The icy wind howled against the cottage windows. Outside, the clear sky set the full moon with its sparkling accompaniment. The twins huddled below their covers, teeth chattering as the hot water bottle cooled at their feet. From the … Continue reading

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Holly Day

In the floodlit winter warmth, the office party night followed their tradition. The Santa Claus hats are out and the Secret Santa presents past around, denting little the Christmas credit card bill. “That’s the spirit,” they said to each other … Continue reading

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Christmas for Three

On her way from the children’s home, Nina sat silently in the car. Everything was new and all felt good. The lady, Jean, was kind and did not react to the swearing like others did. The man, John, had a … Continue reading

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