The Little Man in Her Head

A 75-word novel

Adelia Ritchie
Sep 30, 2020 · 1 min read
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Perched on his tiny shelf
at the back of her brain,
the little man who
gave her a report each morning
knew she was onto him.

They had often come to blows
back when she was trying
to quit smoking,
but this time it was different.