‘Experience life in all possible ways – good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more you have, the more mature you become.’
Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
No Free Ride
In the small, shabby dressing room, Louise tries to pull up the straps of the outfit her mother has made for her debut.
‘Louise, quit messing with your dress. Hold your head up, smile sweetie.’
‘It’s hard to smile mama, please don’t make me do this.’
‘Baby don’t be so selfish, your sister and I have supported you, now it’s your turn. There’s no such thing as a free ride in this world sweetie. God’s given you a beautiful face and a great body; get out there and show ‘em what you’ve got.’
Terrified, Louise steps into the spotlight …
Word Count: 100
Children play quietly with toys in the corner, they look up as a parent or grandparent walks from a consulting room to the x-ray department. I watch them as I wait for you to come back to me.
Not able to sit still, I join a line of worried relatives at the coffee bar. We buy coffee, tea, cake – anything to fill our minds, to give us a moment free from doubt and fear. No-one mentions the word we all dread, but ‘what if’ is whispered and hands are clasped tight.
Then suddenly, you’re walking towards me.
And you’re smiling.
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