Saturday 13 December 2014

The List

An Advent Calendar of Stories
December 13 2014

The List

Janet Bunce

Angel Delight Cocktail

Not him’ she says.
‘Or them’ she says (with venom).
‘Must include her’ – an almost silent comment.
‘They have been amazing and he has been my rock.’
The scribe writes speedily as she studies the list.
‘When did I last see them?’ she fumes. ‘Take them off.’’
‘Where’s great-niece Angie?” she asks.
The scribe wipes his brow. This is a job he has done for many years but this one is proving difficult. Almost antagonistic! Not the time for that, he thinks.
He moves towards her and re-presents his card ‘Angels Incorporate – we look after your loved ones.’

About the Author

Janet is enjoying writing alongside her financial services directorship. She plans to make 2015 the year of the longer story!

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