A Herbal Remedy

A Herbal RemedyProud arches of blood-veined beetroot leaves; delicate feathered fronds of carrots, asking breathily for fingers to brush their tickly surfaces; moist, luscious, blousy lettuces, their secret hearts firm and unblemished; whorish, day-glo courgette flowers begging to be fertilised; jolly fairytale wigwams, decorated with Painted Lady red and white bean petals… all vegetable life was here.

 

The November Broadsheet Story is A Herbal Remedy by Claire Whatley. Click on the thumbnail image to download a pdf copy.

Claire Whatley’s novella for children The Stones and the Shaman is published by YouWriteOn.com (ISBN 978-1849231312).

The Stones and the Shaman

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