By Belinda Saville
A piece of paper affixed to the bulletin board catches my attention and I stop to read.
“Take What You Need,” it says.
The bottom of the page is cut into small strips, a fringe of words on offer:
How to choose?
My contemplation is interrupted by the howl of sirens as a police car speeds into the supermarket carpark.
I settle on “Redemption” and pluck the word from the page just as the police enter.
“STOP! Raise your hands in the air!”
I drop the gun, but cleave to the paper.
“I started writing to help my teenage daughter with high school English and find the joy therein.” – the writer