The Walker

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic

Humour. Flash fiction.Visit to the nursing home.

The Walker


- Don't let them steal my walker Tom.

- No mum.

- Don't let them steal my walker...

- No I won't mum.

- They're theives in this place. I want to go home!

- This is your home mum. Your new home.

- No it's not. I maybe crazy, but I'm not that crazy.

This place is fuller of robbers and bloody


- Calm down mum.

- Look, there in the corridor. That's someone using 

my walker! She's stolen it. Tom get it back for me.

- She's just having a lend mum.

- You get it back of her Tom. She's a theif. I want it


- I'll see the nurse on the way out Mum. I'll ask her

to return it for you.

- You do that Tom. I want my walker back!

- Well mum I've got to go now and catch my train.

- When will you be back in to see me again.

- Soon mum, soon.

- Well you bring me in a new walker won't you. And

don't tell anyone, else they'll steal it.

- Yes mum...


Submitted: December 28, 2020

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Bert Broomberg

In essence, it's a sad little story, but I like it.

Tue, December 29th, 2020 4:16pm


Yes Bert, it is sad, It's amazing what we cling onto. Thanks for reading.

Tue, December 29th, 2020 12:27pm

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