Posted by: Colleen Owen Murphy | May 13, 2009

50 word stories

The picture for this prompt was of a sign at an expensive pet store, I think.

 

Spoilt

 

“No, Daddy I want it!  I want this blue diamond collar!”  She rubbed her fingers over its gems.

 “But sweetie – ”

“No Daddy!  Can’t you see?  Reggie needs this collar!” 

To keep her from relapsing, I paid the $250.

When we got home, she placed it on his grave.

 

 

The prompt was a photo of a door numbered 11 ½.

 

11 ½

 

She fingered the number on her door – the age she debuted in her first Hollywood film.  Oh, the cameras, the spotlight, she thrived on the attention.  Like a rising tide her ego swelled as the roles continued until…until her stardom washed away.  Now, the door number her only reminder.

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Responses

  1. These are very well crafted. Excellent.

  2. Oh, my goodness. That was unexpected.

    Vi

  3. Aw, so sad!!!!


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