Hide & Seek

Hide & Seek

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She crouched down behind the boxes in the dark, doing everything she could to slow her breathing. To calm her erratic heartbeat. She put her hands over her ears, whispering to herself in her mind. ‘Squash it! Crush that fear. You can’t…

His Wild Flower

His Wild Flower

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He looked down at her hands wrapped in his, their fingers twined together as they had been probably millions of times over the last 46 years. He still remembered the first time she had taken his hand all those years ago. He…

Family Tradition

Family Tradition

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She suffered in silence. That’s just what she did and always had done. Just like her mother before her. “Don’t bother people with your problems, Kate. Nobody wants to hear it.” Her mother always gave her the same advice and then she’d…