The Ring

Jason spotted it as he pulled radishes: Big diamond. The house’s former owner had asked him to watch for it. His wife, the gardener, had fallen; hand ballooned; ring cut off. In early Alzheimer’s, she forgot where she’d put it. Two years ago, now.

Looks valuable. Let it stay lost.

Printed (online) August 19, 2019 by 50-Word Stories



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