Robin Hawke

A Species of Spiny Plants Belonging to the Daisy Family
February 17, 2012, 1:04 PM
Filed under: Three Sentence Stories

Tamara was pushed, not with love, onto a cactus. A view of her back revealed hundreds of spines in succulent flesh. Her mother, the only one with enough love to pull each prickle from its tubercle, whispered, “One more, only one more.”


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I had several close encounters with cacti in Mexico. Hopefully, never again!

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