Sanctuary- #MicroFiction #Gargleblaster

Sanctuary- #MicroFiction #Gargleblaster

Your eyes looked into mine, gratitude welling up in them as the question hung between us, unspoken.

Stroking the face battered by shrapnel, the angry sea and irreversible loss, I whispered, ‘My land is your home.’

You hugged me.

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~~~o~~~


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for this piece.

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