Writers’ Blokke
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Writers’ Blokke

Water!

A 1200 word story

Photo by Giorgio Parravicini on Unsplash

Martin staggers forward, his feet sinking into the hot sand. The heat shimmers off the nearest dunes; giving the impression of sparkling pools, reminding him of the water he so urgently needs. His eyes are stinging from the sweat that constantly runs into them. Desperately he reaches for the map he’d been given. He prays the map is right, because he doesn’t have the strength to go much further. Last night, stray dogs…

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Patsy Collins

Patsy Collins

Author, gardener, photographer, cake eater and campervanner from the south coast of England.