Writers’ Blokke
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Writers’ Blokke

Coming Home

A Short Story of 1200 words

Photo by David Brooke Martin on Unsplash

He’d phoned her on Tuesday, from the ship. He’d queued for over an hour waiting his turn. The communication system had been down for a fortnight and everyone was anxious to contact their loved ones. Twenty minutes each they were allowed, whenever the system was working. Terry had listened to the men before him, he couldn’t avoid it. They were assuring wives and mothers they were well and missing…

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