Five Minute Friday: Look

It’s 5-minute Friday time again! Today’s prompt is: Look Look. “Look at me!” the child inside says. The adult in me says “Don’t look at me!” I am uncomfortable with attention, yet I crave affirmation. The truth is – inside – I really want you to look at me, to see me for the real … Read more

Five Minute Friday: See

She sits. Squirming. The scissors close to her ear. It tickles. Another squirm. Finished. A look in the mirror. “See Mama, I’m pretty!” She sits again. He is squirming. Legs akimbo. He squawks. His eyes flash. He watches in the mirror. He squawks again. She hands him a lollipop. He moves as the clippers come … Read more