The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

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Thrifty words theme challenge #13: Survival

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It is 6:00 am as I sit down to write. I can smell the dregs of merlot in last night’s wineglass.

I feel the pinch on the sides of my tongue as my mouth begins to salivate. I panic a little.

Does this mean I’m an alcoholic? Because I crave the taste of wine in my mouth before I’ve even…




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Jonica Bradley

Jonica Bradley

Writer/Painter/Poet/Believes in magic/nature/prays to unicorns/goat expert/bee farmer/mental health advocate/C-PTSD/human rights advocate/coolest person ever

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