White icing

white morning glory

She comes across as some sort of ingénue. The virginal girl-next-door who needs to be protected from unsavory elements.

The dupes who believe her impersonation, don’t know about her surreptitious life carried out in the darkest corners of the most sordid venues. They don’t know she has honed her storytelling skills to an art form.

When Bert proposed, no one was more surprised that she accepted, than she was. Perhaps she was tired of pretending, of keeping track of all the multifarious story plots.

Who are we kidding? She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.

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Light and Shade Challenge weekend prompt: “She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake,” ~ Margot Asquith

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I believe all good fiction includes an element of truth, and all good photography includes an element of fantasy. In this journal I hope to give voice to the stories swirling around in my head, and to capture the images I see through my camera’s lens.

12 thoughts on “White icing

  1. What an opening to a great story. That women is interesting and intriguing, she has a lot of “story’ in her.
    Loved the language and the snark, it made the whole piece.

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