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Th Diary of the Short-Armed Man. (Day 34) by CpSingleton © 2016

Tuesday 3rd February 
Dear Mol,
I can’t begin to say how sorry I am for yesterday.

In all our years we never went to bed on a row, did we, love? 

I didn’t sleep at all, if it’s any conciliation. 

Initially I was mad at you for leaving. I was so terribly angry and I know that seems selfish. It wasn’t your fault. You didn’t wish to die so horribly, did you?

Then, as the morning woke and wore on, I realised what an old fool I was being and cried and cried virtually all day.

So much so that when I saw Dr. Laurie arrive in his shiny car I hid in the bedroom with the tele and lights off, so they he would possibly think I’d popped out, like that time in the seventies when we didn’t have money for the Christmas club.

Eventually he left.

I’m not ashamed to admit that as soon as I saw him pull away I went back to crying once again.

Then, as it turned dark, I realised that I couldn’t spend another night without apologising to you, my beautiful Molly.

I must admit to feeling a little better having read this back.

Please, please come see me tonight.
All my love and heartfelt apologies,
Your Bill forever.



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.


7 thoughts on “Th Diary of the Short-Armed Man. (Day 34) by CpSingleton © 2016

  1. Still really digging this

    Posted by Tosha Michelle | August 23, 2016, 6:56 pm

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