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Diary of a short-armed man.

The Diary of the Short-Armed Man. (Day 22 and 23) by CpSingleton © 2016

January 22nd and 23rd

Afternoon, my lovely Mol,
I’m sorry I didn’t write to you yesterday and will probably write twice today, but I really haven’t been with it.

Dr. Laurie’s son, Dr. Laurie, came yesterday to visit and, after much persuading on his part, give me a pill to relax me.

For some reason he thought I was wound tight. Between you, me and the back wall, I was, but there has to be better ways to deal with problems than the pills he prescribed for me! 

I was completely zonked, love. Like you said you felt when they gave you that morphine. Except that I didn’t see spiders or anything. 

I was like a zombie.

It wasn’t at all nice.

I just lay, when he left, on the couch, drifting in and out of a blurry, dreamless sleep.

I really didn’t like it, Mol.

Worst of all I couldn’t write to you before bedtime. 

He, Dr.Laurie, has left me more of them, but I don’t think I’ll be taking them if it means not saying goodnight to you.

My problem is when I try and go out and have those scary, panicky moments, but I’ll never face them if I’m zombified, will I love?

I must admit to not feeling as teary today. I still miss you dreadfully though. 

No pill is going to take that away. Ever.

Anyway, how are you?

I did have one strange thought whilst feeling zonked. I wondered if I left a pen out and this diary open that you would leave a few words one day. Is that silly? Maybe you could give it a go, love.

Anyway, I’m going to try and go out again today. I’m going mad within these four walls.

Still haven’t heard from Kevin. I do hope he’s well.

As I do hope you are well up there.

I will speak to you later.
Love you and miss you very much, Mol.
Your Bill.


About Chris42

I am a liar! A maker-uper of stories! If this was the 16 (c) I'd be burned as a witch. Fank goodness it is not, eh?! I have four children: two wonderful girls, a fantastic lad and Leeds United. I have no strict genre. I write children's poetry and stories, to edgy, stronger themes. Up until now I have stored them for my own and my family's viewing. Last year i thought bugger it and starred in several short films. One, Playground, which is on the BBC Film Network, used the monologue that I wrote for the audition. You should've seen the face of the receptionist, of the Manchester hotel, where the audition was being held, as I turned up dressed as the psychopath, Gordon. It got the desired effect! I then moved up to Cumbria and wrote and appeared in several live performances on stage. 2012. A local artist, Kayleigh Richardson, commissioned me to write a poem for her to paint a representation. I sent her, The Rise of the Robot Monkey Army. Kayleigh painted a fantastic piece that blew my mind! From that we are collaborating on the Jacob Bear series of stories. Oh and Two's Company is to published, along with seventeen other Sci Fi short stories as part of a collection. Not a bad start to the, so called, last year of the Earth. Now is the time to show the rest of you. I take my themes wherever i see them, whether in reality or dream-world. I hope you enjoy. If not tell me why. If so tell me why. Many thanks and be safe. So far I have published: Jacob Bear's first Christmas,https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007GK872A (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007GK872A (USA) Jacob Bear Goes to School https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007JD3OKY (UK) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007JD3OKY (USA Jacob's First Words https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007VZWPSC (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007VZWPSC (USA) Space Here https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007H96M90 (UK) &http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H96M90#reader_B007H96M90 The Rise of the Sponge Cake Moon https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007WWZ16M (UK) & http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007WWZ16M (USA) © Madstoffa, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited.


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