Newcastle Herald short story competition finalist 2018: Twinkle Drops

By Holly Bruce
Updated January 26 2018 - 10:20am, first published January 20 2018 - 1:22pm
WORTH 1000 WORDS: Each day we will publish a finalist in the Herald short story
competition. The winner will be announced on January 27. Picture: Marina Neil
WORTH 1000 WORDS: Each day we will publish a finalist in the Herald short story competition. The winner will be announced on January 27. Picture: Marina Neil

BEYOND my body there is light. The baths sequined in sun, a scattered constellation from here to the horizon. Nathan, my boy, named this phenomena Twinkle Drops when he was a child; the spangled capture of sunlight on the curl and curve of water. 

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