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The knock

The alarm wakes Lia from a deep slumber. Her hand reaches to her phone, she presses the button to cease its beeping. She throws back the covers and stands at the side of the bed; with a bounce she makes her way to the en suite. 'Oh shit!' she cries. Matty has already left for… Continue reading The knock

Fiction, Melbourne, Relationship and marriage, Writing

In the night

A rumble outside. It's close, by the front door. I open my eyes; the dark is a blanket covering all light. I can only see the shadow of the shape next to me, it rises and falls with his breathing. I reach my hand to touch his back. 'Hon, wake up!' I whisper urgently. He… Continue reading In the night