Thursday, April 15, 2010

Sticks and Stones - a 50 word photostory



Her mother says just to ignore the bullies. That one day she’ll look back and wonder what the fuss was about. But she knows that’s not true. She’ll be carrying the words around forever … fat, smelly, stupid, worthless … and a thin skin hurts more than any broken bone.

3 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

short!

SARAH SALWAY said...

Er, well it IS supposed to be only 50 words long. Maybe this one doesn't work though. Perhaps it needs to be a novel. Oh god no, not another novel...

Kathryn's Daily Writing Workout said...

'Call me a witch again, you rat and I'll throw this stick at you.'

'Throw it, go on, make my day.'

She throws the stick. He falls unconscious. The names stop and she sits down. She picks up a stone. It is all she has for company. Dead or alive.