A short story about the failings of family and memory

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The day the stranger walked through the door, everything changed.

Flora was sitting at her kitchen table in the calm light of the afternoon, drinking Earl Grey in her chipped flower teacup. She loved that cup. It was a belated wedding gift from Jerry. The newness had washed away over…

Alison McBain

Alison McBain writes fiction & poetry, edits & reviews books, and pens a webcomic about parenting called “Toddler Times.” http://www.alisonmcbain.com/

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