General Fiction posted September 10, 2017


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6 year old Jodie's story.

Hotel Plaza

by jenintorre


I'm real cool cos' most kids live in apartments
But I live in a hotel.

Mommy has lots of friends, they're really nice guys
They bring me toys and candy
and give me cash to go to the movies.

I got ten dollars today, I saw a movie, bought popcorn,
soda and five Hershey bars.

I can stay up real late and play hookey from school,
Mom doesn't mind but I gotta stay outside cos'
I get under her goddamned feet.
She's busy, I guess.

I can read real good now.
On our hotel it says...

ROOMS TO RENT BY THE HOUR.


Through the eyes of a child writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a short story (100-500 words). The story must include a child's perspective of an object or situation. The story may be told from the viewpoint of the child, or an adult.
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