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October 2022 winners – adults

In October we asked for stories featuring a spider.

Glistening spider web against a black background

Congratulations to the winners of our October competition. Feeling inspired? Have a go at this month's prompt(this link will open in a new window).

Adult winner

Cara Scott-Morrison

I watched over her through the heartbreak. Never judging. Always there.

And when the plates piled high and the trash overflowed, I took care of the flies. I took care of her.

When he came back, she started to clean. And the vacuum came out.

I thought we were friends.