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Catch Your Death

By H.L. Fullerton
May 1, 2020 · 1,854 words · 7 minutes

Boy at natural outdoor experience adventure with mudpants and dirty gloves

Photo by Markus Spiske via Unsplash.

From the author: Mommy says Emma will catch her death of cold if she doesn't wear her mittens. Her mittens, rainbow striped, chirrup a chorus of It's true! It's true! But Emma doesn't trust them.


Mommy says Emma will catch her death of cold if she doesn't wear her mittens. Her mittens, rainbow striped, chirrup a chorus of It's true! It's true! But Emma doesn't trust them. She asks her imaginary robot, "Googly, is it true?"

Googly whistles and burps; says it's not true. Emma gives her classic I-knew-it look to her mittens and her mommy. Most days, Emma's facial expressions alternate between queenly certainty and the grim Gimmes! Except when she's asleep. Asleep, Emma is the spitting...

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