CWI March 2020 Winner

Pineapples Ruth Taaffe   Panic in the aisles. Unmasked together in a queue we breathe discretely in opposite directions no eye contact, ashamed of this synchronised thinking.   Ridiculous whims in the baskets, beans for protein chocolate for morale. The thought of weeks without fruit pinpoints an island of claustrophobia   inside, a notion of scurvy voyages east or west on some wooden clipper. If only they’d had the Piña des Indes back then. ​The tin sits   plucked from the shelf, adopted pet in the […]

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