Life’s Full of Surprises

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Yesterday at school a group of girls saw me talking with Lance and went berserk.  As soon as he left, they started in on me. “There’s no way he’s into you—an ugly girl with glasses.” “Maybe it’s jungle fever.” “Stick with your own.”

I wonder what they’d say if they knew that I was here on the top floor of this condo building making love with Colton, Lance’s gorgeous older brother.  They’d be green with envy.  He could have any woman he wants but he wants me–the “ugly” black girl with glasses.  Life’s full of surprises, isn’t it?

 

100 Words

This was written for the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields For more details, visit Here.  To read other stories based on this week’s prompt, visit Here.

21 thoughts on “Life’s Full of Surprises

    1. Yes, it’s a sad reality that mean girls are still around. The MC is comfortable in her skin and won’t let them and their nasty remarks affect her in any way. Unfortunately, not all girls are emotionally strong like her and some of them end up committing suicide.

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