Growing Up

CaptainSam

Was BluSparrow on Ficlets

Do you recognize me?

Yes, I changed my hair.

Yes, these clothes are different.

My confidence is showing,

I wear a new mask these days.


Lost

Standing alone.

Surrounded by people,

A familiar feeling.

Not supposed to feel alone,

Not supposed to want to leave.

Everyone tells her how to be.

.

And one day

She decided to not pretend anymore.

The real ones stayed,

The fakers, the directors left.

.

Found

Surrounded by friends.

Full of support,

An unfamiliar feeling.

It was painful, it was beautiful.

She found herself,

She found the sun,

And it was real.


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Comments (5 so far!)

Average reader rating 5.00/5

ethelthefrog

ethelthefrog

A story of realised hope. There are far too few of these in the world.

Welcome to the site and thank you for sharing such a positive story.

  • #3269 Posted 11 days ago
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textual_phoenix

textual_phoenix

In the time I've been doing these 1,024 character stories (has it really been over 10 years since I first found Ficlets?), this is one of the most amazing things I've read. Really well done!

  • #3271 Posted 10 days ago
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CaptainSam

CaptainSam

Wow thank you both for the compliments!

  • #3273 Posted 9 days ago
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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

Yes, 10 years. I'm proud of you, Sam. You have grown up.

  • #3277 Posted 8 days ago
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CaptainSam

CaptainSam

Thank you Elsh :)

  • #3280 Posted 8 days ago
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