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Motherly Advice


By S. A. CrawfordPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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If you eat too many breadsticks before dinner, Ava's mother said, you'll be bloated at the table... and who will want you then?

So she tore two into pieces with her slim fingers, arranged a judge and jury, and waited with her hunger in a fine, dark blue dress. When the smiling baker, Tom, arrived he swallowed her small hand with his. And he promised to make her better ones every day if she just said yes.

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S. A. Crawford

Writer, reader, life-long student - being brave and finally taking the plunge by publishing some articles and fiction pieces.

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  • Holly Pheniabout a year ago

    This is terrific!

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