It’s WonHundred Word Wednesday again. Flash fiction is challenging and fun. Hope you enjoy it.
Today’s prompt: She hadn’t realized she’d buried her memories of her teenage years.
Shelly stared at her chicken divan. Bland with broccoli. Mr. Pitchford, her former high school principal, ate it like candy. No wonder he’d gained at least one hundred pounds over the past twenty years. She hadn’t recognized him when he introduced himself at the airport. She couldn’t recognize any of the former students in her graduating class, either. She hadn’t realized she’d buried her memories of her teenage years in a dark part of her soul where hurt never surfaced. They’d invited her to speak because she’d won an Oscar. She deserved another for the performance she’d give them tonight.
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