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The Fish and the Hiccup single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Fish and the Hiccup
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'The boy carried a fish in a tea cup in the palm of his hand. The girl had a hiccup in a silk purse in her pocket. The clouds skidded across the sky and the damp grass squelched and squeaked beneath their feet. The girl sat to rest on a park bench under a jacaranda tree by the creek. The boy sat by her side, and placed the tea cup with the fish carefully on the ground beneath them. As he did this the girl quickly opened her purse, pulled out the hiccup and swallowed it. She was worried the boy might try to kiss her. They sat together and felt the breeze become wind on their faces. The girl wondered if it would rain. The boy wondered if they would kiss. ...'

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    y separately published work icon Northern Territory Literary Awards 2011 Northern Territory Government , Northern Territory : Northern Territory Government , 2011 9885652 2011 selected work poetry prose

    his publication is a collection of poems, short stories and essays written by the finalists and winners of the 2011 Northern Territory Literary Awards.

    Northern Territory : Northern Territory Government , 2011
    pg. 6-10 Section: Dymocks Arafura Short Story Award
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