This story is a response to the Challenge posted on Friday Fictioneers, which is a weekly blog link-up led by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields at Addicted to Purple. A story inspired by the photo prompt, a beginning, middle and end in just 100 words or below, making every word count. Here goes my attempt, hope you guys like it.
Ignorance that isn’t bliss…
“Ignorance wasn’t as easy as they say. How can you ignore the barbed wire, that fences your heart from reaching its other half? A wire that tightens and pierces with each breath?” she asked me once.
I did not have her answers. I hated her sad face by now. Even when she looked into me, trying to put makeup and appear beautiful. I could see she wasn’t beautiful anymore. But the hatred was killing her more, she stopped blaming the dust that settled over me. It hardly mattered.
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