Graves Laid Flat

She hopscotched the stones, a warning in her head ‘don’t step on the cracks’. Her feet on the slabs, she asked her mum ‘which one’s granny?’

©Samantha Priestley, 2011

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3 thoughts on “Graves Laid Flat

  1. fantastic the innocuousness innocence of childhood and the delicious menace of folk lore

    lovely writing

  2. Peg says:

    *giggle* I like this spin on the theme — a different kind of footwork…

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