A Prayer of Gramma Dee

Gramma Dee opened her eyes. She sat up, pivoting onto the toilet next to her bed. Her jaw worked involuntarily and she let out a little groan. Still here, she thought to herself. She smiled at the bird feeder outside her window. A bird-watching bicycle tour had brought Bill to her father's farm. He slept … Continue reading A Prayer of Gramma Dee

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Invasion

The world looks nebulous as if seen through aged glass. I blink, blink again, shake my head and squint. Slowly the world shifts into clarity. The leg of a desk, then another. A shoe, and connected to it, a leg. What happened? How long have I been out? I’ve a headache. A metallic tone, high-pitched, … Continue reading Invasion