Alone – 100WW: Week 75

Title: Alone
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 75
Word count: 100 words

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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

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