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A 1000 word story

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Joey’s hand reached out. He watched as it trembled, struggling to grasp the brown paper bag. He was afraid, horribly afraid, but he must wrap the bad ice cube before it grew into an iceberg and sank, dragging him down with it. Could it do that? Joey couldn’t remember.

He knew he needed medication, but the medicine bottle was empty. Mary would bring more; if he could only stay calm until she…




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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.

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