The lookalike (55-er)


This 55 word fiction was written for N-Zine.

‘Mother’. ‘Hatred’. Two words that evoked similar emotions.

She hated looking like Mummy. She hated being told that!

At sixteen, ‘I wish I wasn’t YOUR daughter!’, she screamed.

‘You aren’t’, Mummy replied quietly.

Daddy showed her the adoption papers. ‘We hoped YOU wouldn’t feel out of place’

She stared at her albino Mummy and cried.

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