Upside Down

A 50-word story

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“As you wash the dishes, imagine washing away the past,” my therapist told me once.

I’d laughed then, but now I can relate. Twenty years of an abusive marriage went down the drain as the murky black tea disappeared. Relief hit me. A clean teacup was now drying upside down.

50-word story based on an image prompt: a teacup is upside down. Great exercise with and .



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A.B. Dodge

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