The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

A Spoon Full of Love

One simple way to stir memories.

Large tarnished and scratched silver gravy ladle against a wood background.
“My Precious” (Image Courtesy WitzFineArt, Author)

I searched throughout the kitchen, it wasn’t there. My heart pounded, sweat began to bead across my brow, my breathing quickened. Panic was inevitable. Where is it? It has to be here.

The well-loved ladle, unpolished and oxidizing, always felt comfortable in hand. Family stories suspected the ancient large spoon may have been at one time a gravy…

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Patrick Witz

Patrick Witz

Short story award winner who loves to bring words to life in readers’ minds: strum emotions; sculpt characters; create captivating dialogue & colorful settings.