Jane Jago’s Daily Drabble – Two Hundred and Sixty-Four

Jim woke with a hangover and a bed full of groupies. He got up and went to apologise to Mollie. Again.

He couldn’t find her so he went back to bed. About a week later it occurred to him that his wife was gone. 

His secretary handed him a note.

‘Get sober or forget me.’ 

It took him two years to get clean and sober. 

They told him she was living in the modest semi that had been home before he got famous.

She came to the door with a laughing child on her hip.

A child with his eyes…

©jj 2019

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