THE LIE

Published April 12, 2012 by rochellewisoff

Jenna asked her mom why there were no baby pictures of her in the family album.
“We adopted you when you were three. Your real mother didn’t want you.”
Until she turned thirteen she accepted Mom’s explanation. Then the dreams started. A tunnel. Benches.
“Stay here, Tracy,” said the black-haired lady.
But rough hands came out of the tunnel and carried her off.
Today as she rode her bike Jenna found the same tunnel.
On the bench a lady with black hair wiped tears from her eyes and stared at Jenna.
“Tracy?”
“I’m sorry, Mommy. I went away.”

16 comments on “THE LIE

  • What a haunting story. I hope the adoptive mother takes back the cruel answer she gave – or maybe the adoptive mother had the child kidnapped and wants the girl to think her real mom didn't want her? Good flash, Rochelle! Thanks for joining us and I hope you come back every week 🙂

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