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Five Sentence Fiction, prose

Who’s That Girl?

She could feel herself changing… Getting eaten by a new persona slowly but surely, definitely.

She feels like she has been catapulted into a place and time wherein she doesn’t belong.

She touches people and things along the way but they don’t do her any good.

Today, she could be that awkward girl sitting alone during lunch hours or she could be you — only you bury that part better than she does.

This is part of this week’s Five Sentence Fiction. I had quite a hard time trying to come up with a decent short, short, short story for the prompt “awkward.” But like most writing process, it was both enjoyable and a relief when the final period in the prose has been placed.


About Anna

Awed/delighted/floored with anything horror. Indulges in chocolates, blogging, writing, and reading. Attracted to the offbeat and the quirky / the odd and the strange / the weird and the eerie.


13 thoughts on “Who’s That Girl?

  1. Nice ending!

    Posted by Andrew | September 13, 2012, 3:18 pm
  2. A beautiful bullett description of changing, and I am not sure anyone of us is any better at it than she is! A nice post 🙂

    Posted by Sisyphus47 | September 13, 2012, 6:12 pm
  3. I really liked this, I think we’ve all been that girl at some point.

    Posted by Sarah Mac | September 14, 2012, 10:12 am
  4. I really enjoyed this! I’m new here…

    Posted by McGuffyAnn | September 16, 2012, 12:17 am
  5. That was a sensitively written piece – well done.

    Posted by Sandra | September 17, 2012, 12:49 pm
  6. Nicely done! A lot of things to think about from those simple, well-written sentences!!!

    Posted by Lillie McFerrin | September 18, 2012, 7:53 pm


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