Fiction | Reading-and-writing club

Instinct

Survival is key against all odds — a fictional very short story.

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Azu huddles at the back of the narrow icy cave shivering. Carefully she lays her sleeping infant Talu on a grass and leaf nest-bed on the cave’s floor.

She studies the oozing scrape on Talu’s lower bare leg with dismay. “It must have…

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Jason Edmunds

Jason Edmunds

Cook, coach, science & social science teacher, and beginner poet. I enjoy the simple and, sometimes, the not so simple things in life.