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Home by George Anderson
80 Word Flash Fiction contest entry

"Sir?"

I looked up at the nurse.

"You have to go home."

Why? Because of this virus? I didn't speak my mind. I could do what the nurse told me and go home. To a structure that was an empty shell. Sit on the couch and watch TV by myself. Staring at my wife's empty seat; reminiscing on half-remembered memories.

No, that's not home.

I stood up and did what the nurse told me. I headed straight for room 304.

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