Living

Always the person who said, – ‘that will never happen to me.’ I will never be used. Me? – never. I will never get pregnant outside of marriage. – Never, no way. I will never perm my hair, I will never go back to him. I will never listen to the sob stories, I will never…

Hesitate

Hesitate via Daily Prompt: Hesitate Between the cursing and shouting, when he stopped to take a breath, she hesitated to tell him how she really felt. Instead, she listened as he poured out his anger never once admitting that he was not the only one hurting. Once he hung up, she started to tell him everything. On the day I made…

Season Girl

    She bit her nails as she entered the gates of the school. Stepping over the ‘keep off the grass, sign, she hurried past the mural which stood up like a headstone in the middle of the front lawn. On it, the words ‘Hill High School – we love our children’, could still be…