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The Hedge

image: hillerscapes.co.uk

image: hillerscapes.co.uk

Today’s writing challenge is Fifty. Exactly fifty words.

Here are mine.

My mother required a hedge. Hawthorne. All around the large field, for an English look. My father, heart patient, dug, scraped and worked the rocks and clay to plant the shrubs. It killed him, but my mother had her English hedge. A year later she liked another house and moved.