Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 75
Word count: 100 words
Lily glared at the people between her and the exit and swatted at the gold tassel tickling her cheek.
“Do you want pictures with your friends?”
“Mom, I don’t have any friends.”
Lily pushed forward not caring if her mother followed. What on earth did she imagine they had in common with an eleven-year-old “genius”? The valedictorian cords further alienated her from the rest of her class. Today was another hurdle to endure before she could begin the next phase of her plan; a degree in astrophysics from MIT. Today she was one step closer to finding her real family.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer