Post 1554. Thursday June 22
Six Sentence Stories
Maureen threw a coin into the well and made a wish, for earlier that day she learned she was to bear a child, and she desperately wanted it to be a girl.
She was told to expect a son but she didn’t believe them so when a baby boy arrived she was distraught and soon after her marriage fell apart.
Jackie threw a coin into the well and made a wish; she wished she was a boy.
At school, she was different from other girls; she had no friends and led a lonely existence, so much so that one day she could take no more tragically took her own life.
The nurse drew back the white sheet and Maureen stroked Jackie’s ice cold cheek.
“I’m so sorry son,” she whispered.
For Six Sentence Stories where the cue word is Well.