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I had the idea for this weeks ago, but I only just uncovered it as I was sifting through a pile of scrap paper. I wrote it instantly, in ten minutes or so, and showed it to my brother- a rare occassion, and he said it was standard. Do you think so?



He opened his eyes with just the slightest regret at having being woken so early, then fumbled around to switch off his alarm clock. Having done so, he closed his eyes and pulled the covers back over himself as he snuggled back into the warmth and went back to sleep.


She woke up shivering, violently, as if with ague. The night was showing no mercy again, and with trembling hands, she pulled a rag around herself and closed her eyes, praying sleep would come again soon.


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  1. Pat. says:

    Gee, the first one sure sounds like me. Ironically cruel world, isn’t it?

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