Twittering Tales #143 ~Fixable #twitteringtales

Erin was sick again and I’m back under the VW. Kids get ill, you can’t stop that. I can’t fix my little girl and I feel damn useless in her suffering. Oil drips on my face whispering a silent comfort.
“You can always fix me” is what I know this car thinks and once again, I feel strong in my  worth.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Ryan McGuire at

2 thoughts on “Twittering Tales #143 ~Fixable #twitteringtales

  1. There is nothing worse than feeling helpless to help a sick child. We all need a diversion sometimes from care-taking in a hopeless ordeal. I get this. Well told, John.


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