Marla Bishop

100 Words

Thrifty Word Challenge 100 #63: Legacy

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I only got round to writing my last will and testament during the pandemic, when I entered my seventh decade. My husband and I now have mirror wills, in which we leave jointly-owned assets to the surviving partner while gifting personal bequests — ie. our privately owned goods and property…

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50 WORDS

Fifty Word Challenge #96: Shit

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Imagine a teenager out of control

I’m talking sex, drugs and rock n roll

Hiding boys in her room,

staying out late, going AWOL

Every sanction and reward’s been tried

confiscations and groundings, treats and bribes

If she doesn't embrace sanity once more

somebody’s heading up shit’s creek for sure

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Marla Bishop

Marla Bishop

Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me: https://linktr.ee/Marla