A little story on the theme of Carpe Diem
From time to time I like to post here a little piece I have written at one or other of the writers groups I belong to – things I’m quite pleased with but don’t have any other plans for. Here’s a little story I wrote at Holmfirth writers a while back, in response to the theme of ‘Carpe Diem’.
I entered the clinic with a feeling of mounting dread. I had been worrying for months about the cause of my headaches before daring to see the doctor about it. Now I was about to learn the truth. Was it really what I feared? And if so, how long did I have to live – months, or just weeks, even? As I was ushered in, I could see from the look on the doctor’s face that it was bad news, before she even opened her mouth.
“Your test results, Mr Sullivan. I’m terribly…
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