I made her a sandwich, washed an apple, and hoped she’d cope without me. She waved goodbye through a gin-fueled haze as I hopped on the bus.
I’m not sure if this should be funny or sad; a great effect.
Wow! That struck a chord. Very well done.
A child taking care of their parent; the ultimate ‘substitute’ at home. Good reminder of what many do.Well put.
Wow. This story takes an abrupt turn that stops the reader cold. A powerful piece of work in a handful of words.