The Nurse

Today, I thought I’d share a piece from a contest I’d entered a few years back.  The sentence given to start the story was: “The nurse left work at five o’lock…” The nurse left work at five o’clock.  Her shift would not be over for another seven hours, but she’d left the building, not knowing when, or if, she’d ever return.  Closing her eyes she pictured the floor of her ward, the floor she’d walked up and down and back […]

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