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Delivery

(9 stories)

Sliding the thick autumn catalogue into the middle drawer as she shuffled the mail she made plans to have one later. @130story

Trip trap, trip trap
Billy goats gruff
'Hang on,' said the Troll
'I've had enough...
of always being cast as the bad guy.'
@130story

The delivery was late
If it was much later everything would be ruined
Agitation increasing
He'd suffer for this failure
Greatly
@130story

"The Post Office now has shareholders and drones are more economical for rural delivery". Pat lost his job AND his reality TV deal @130story

Delivery” by jtruk, 6 Sep 15

'Delivery for you.'
'For me? It's not my birthday.'
I opened it with a frown. Someone had sent me an old photograph of my father. @130story

Thunder rumbled,rain pouring down.
Anticipation fills the air.
Precious cargo strapped in the car.
Midwife [email protected]

No more shopping. No more cooking. 1 tap of a button & everything appears. Home delivery is great. Really miss real live contact. @130story

His delivery was soft. Softer than the fur of a baby seal being chased across the ice by a polar bear. I switched channels.... @130story

Her love of books meaningless. Vapid, overblown delivery. I gathered the comments like kindling and threw her words into the fire. @130story