Ella held up Bessie and Mr Sniffles to the lady, 'It’s Thursday,' she explained. 'On Thursdays, we go to the park to feed the ducks with Grandpoppy. Mr Sniffles, Bessie, Grandpoppy and me.'
In 'Porch Steps', Rose Graham takes us into the world of Ella, a small child faced with dealing with loss and alienation.
This story is part of Spineless Wonders’ new digital platform, Slinkies, a series aimed at publishing and promoting the work of a handful of carefully selected Australian under-30s. shortaustralianstories.com.au
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