General Fiction posted May 30, 2017

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Denial can't hide the truth

Listen Carefully

by Thesis

I stared in the mirror, studying my face, makeup, lips and eyes. I was still frightened, not knowing what he would say. I paced in the receiving room, hearing my heels on the marble floor, waiting for him to arrive.

A car drove up the circular driveway. The butler opened the door.

"Good afternoon, Dr. Wagner. A young lady has been waiting to speak with you."

"I wasn't expecting visitors, Hans."

"She said it was urgent."

The door opened.

"Hello Daddy."

"I'm sorry, but, I don't have a daughter."

"I tried to tell you I was different for years, Dad."

100 Word Story writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a story of 100 words. not including the title. Any subject accepted. Must be exactly 100 words.


Refusal to allow one to become who they feel they are, want to be, or transform to, is crippling. I applaud all those that follow their hearts and minds and do what makes them happy in their own skin.

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