Her Technicolor Twist
Nothing out of the ordinary ever happened to Mary-Louise. Her life was as normal and boring as her rural upbringing suggested, as black and white as could be. Her parents were lovely and loved her. Her home was clean and furnished, dinners healthy and plentiful. Her friends were kind and generous, and not into making trouble. She never tipped cows or tried drugs. She didn’t go to parties or sneak out of the house. Her hemline hit just above her knees and her neckline just below her collarbones. She got good grades and was accepted with scholarship to an Ivy League university. So it was a complete surprise that on the day she opened her Legal Aid community law practice Mary-Louise pulled up on the sidewalk in front of the storefront office in a tie-dye painted hatchback with suitcases holding flowering plants strapped to the top. (146 words)
39th Challenge for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers: Week of 11/10
Word limit is 100 – 150 words (+/– 25 words) based on the photograph provided.
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