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Worsening Recurrences

Prose from TSHF.

Photo by Miguel Bruna on Unsplash

I wish I could say the first was the worst and only,
or even the most severe in a minimal string
of occurrences,
but it wasn’t.

The reason this story is hard to tell is because it’s not an easy plotting
of downhill tumbles leading to a singular resolute bottom,
or, mercifully, flatlines…



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Slaidey Valheim

A writer of brutally honest non-fiction and gritty short stories. Editor of Crumpled Paper Press, Bits & Bones and Acidic Ink Publication! Tip on her Ko-fi!