Cracked #writephoto by Joelle LeGendre

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Thursday photo prompt – Cracked #writephoto


I sat in court, early 2018,  listening to the verdict, “Self-defense.” remembering the exact moment it all started…and ended.

It was 1975, I was a 24 years old woman with a 1, 3 and 5 year old.  My 3rd child, Millie, didn’t come out quite right.  Breach birth, they called it, feet first and blue as a robin’s egg.

Monty, my oldest, came out an hour after labor started.  They said it was unnatural.  Best baby any mother could want.  Easy going, rarely cried, and has an even temper to this day.   Muriel, the middle child, was a bit harder.

But Millie?  Damn if it didn’t take her 2 days from the first labor pain until the tug on her legs forcing her out of the womb.  And a temper?  I’ve never seen a child that hard to placate.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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