Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Envy

by Mari Phillips

cold tea

Friends envied their holidays.
“Where are you going next?” featured in most conversations.
“Don’t know, we’ll see,” their stock reply.
Susan reflected on this as she held Jim’s hand. This time it was a short break in Milan.
Jim’s hand was icy cold; the ventilator whooshed.
They switched it off.

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