Angela

Angela

It rained the day I was born. Momma says the angels were crying because I left them.
Daddy laughs and says I poked a hole in the clouds on my way down. Momma and I just smile.
She winks at me and tucks a stray feather back under my sweater.

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My 50 Word Story for October

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Vital Research

Vital Research

Dr. Gennit was close to a breakthrough. His devotion to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s was legendary.
He’d been care giver for his mother, watching her steady decline, eventual death.

We thought he was just overworked until he left the lab today.

” I really can’t stay. Mother has dinner ready.”

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Heirloom Gardening

Heirloom Gardening –

She was an old woman spending summers bent over planting, weeding, harvesting.
I watched from my window as she used her cane, to search for beans and cucumbers.
Now I am the old woman, bent over, sowing seeds saved by her.
I harvest a bit of her with each picking.

Story of the week for June 1-7 at 50-Word Stories