Fifty Words Story – Thief

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They stared at each other.

She started to cry, and he made a move towards her but didn’t even know her name.

“Thief!” She sobbed, grasping her head. “It’s gone. All gone!”

“You and your wife ought to rest,” the nurse whispered; saddened and astonished that they both had dementia.


My story was inspired by Leng64’s brilliant Prosetry Fragment, On Dementia. Click HERE to read and follow his blog!

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