THE SHORT OF IT
George had put Baby Girl to bed the night before, and had given her kisses, and said, “now don’t you bloody get up.” But of course when the morning stretched in, all blue and early, she did.
Conr was the only child of Matemoe Watson and Thomas Brown. It was unusual amongst the families he came into contact with to belong to a family with only one child.
Johnny shut his eyes. He was a migraine sufferer, and there were wavy blue lines of electricity on the inside of his eyelids as well as in the outer world.
Dear Diary, I felt that Denise was a grasping person anyway. She grasped at me as she fell. I know I haven’t written for a while, but it’s time again, so let me explain.
X felt a bit guilty to be arriving this late. Her friend N had been messaging her for the last hour. But the sky was still light blue, and she’d managed to find the right gate to the race track. She was nervous that her ticket might be the wrong one.