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‘Time for a change,’ he thought. He would just finish this project at work. It was nearly done, another three months should see it through.

‘Time for a change,’ he thought. He would wait until the kids were adults though: it wouldn’t be fair on them now, they’re too young for that sort of upheaval. A decade or thereabouts should see it through.

‘Time for a change,’ he thought. He would learn to paint, read and write poetry, carve: dust off his mostly forgotten dreams.

‘Time for a change,’ he thought. He would finally know the truth about the afterlife.

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    Iarwain Olofsson over 6 years ago

    YES, again.
    'Time for a change', my former wife thought, when she left me. The kids being old enough, for sure.
    And she changed ... for the worst.
    So, maybe change, but within certain bounds ...

    Wonderfully done.

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    D.M. over 6 years ago

    carpe diem

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    Christopher over 6 years ago

    Very powerful drabble, Liz.

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