Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Conning Irma

Short Story: And her surprising response

Photo by Pop & Zebra on Unsplash

Irma slowly lifted herself from her La-Z-Boy to answer the doorbell. This was another reason why she missed Norman, her husband of 56 years. He always answered the bell. She never liked to in case it was Jehovah’s Witnesses or some charity asking for money. She hated engaging them. Opening the door and peering through the screen, she saw a man with a clipboard and a blue…

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“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Vuyo Ngcakani

Vuyo Ngcakani

writer, husband for 26 years, father of 3, grandfather of 2