Katie Michaelson
The Daily Cuppa
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1 min readMay 19, 2024

Bubbles rearranged the frog miniatures on Rotund Rita’s garden table, “You should get rid of this junk.”

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“That so?” replied Rita as she placed plastic ties and baggies on the table for the gardener’s group to package herbs for the farmer’s market.

“You weren’t home yesterday,” Bubbles continued.

“Oh, wasn’t I?”

“I stopped by in the morning: Your car was here but you weren’t. I had to go pee so I rushed home…

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Katie Michaelson
The Daily Cuppa

I’m a retired therapist who specialised in parenting. I write on the edge of verse and prose about plants and people and simple things.