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The 50-Word Vignette Challenge

50-Word Vignette #46

Prompt: New Family

Will they recognise me? Surely they'll feel the same connection I did when I saw them from a-far. My new family isn't so new after all. The papers from the orphanage are signed and approved, but it makes little difference because in my heart, I know I am going home.

Anybody else like to join in and write their own? Just post it in the comments. All welcome.


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Aug. 14th, 2015 06:39 am (UTC)
Aw, this is so touching...
Aug. 14th, 2015 02:30 pm (UTC)

Not at all like the usual dark and nasty things I tend to write!
Aug. 17th, 2015 11:15 pm (UTC)
Dark and nasty is fun, too! ;)
Aug. 14th, 2015 02:37 pm (UTC)
Not knowing what to expect, I assumed nothing.
I was greeted with smiles and encouragement and urged to join it. They knew how I felt: each one of them had been through it before. It was like being adopted and welcomed into a loving new family.
A family of authors.
Aug. 15th, 2015 08:54 am (UTC)
Hurrah! Perfect :O)
Aug. 15th, 2015 08:56 am (UTC)
Darling - you handed that one to me on a plate! :)
Aug. 16th, 2015 11:16 am (UTC)
Much like a slice of delicious cake :O)
Aug. 14th, 2015 02:38 pm (UTC)
Jenny, you're turning into a softie!
It's lovely. :)
Aug. 15th, 2015 08:54 am (UTC)
I know! Not quite sure what's wrong with me ;O)

Although, I confess, there's an undercurrent of 'dark and nasty' in the idea behind the piece (in my head anyway). Does her new family know exactly what they're getting and all that ...

I just can't help myself :O)

Edited at 2015-08-15 08:55 am (UTC)
Aug. 15th, 2015 08:57 am (UTC)
Mouldy needs you suitably 'dark & nasty!'
Aug. 16th, 2015 11:17 am (UTC)
I like to think I'm always 'Suitably dark and nasty' - lol!
Aug. 15th, 2015 12:41 am (UTC)
She could still feel the kiss on her mouth.

You're insane, she told herself. Start a new family, now, here? They still did not know what caused the others to vanish. A baby could vanish as easily, and if not, how could you raise a child among four people alone?
Aug. 15th, 2015 08:55 am (UTC)
Oo. There's a good story behind this one ...
Aug. 15th, 2015 04:51 pm (UTC)
All the last dozen or so have been from the same story.
Aug. 15th, 2015 02:41 am (UTC)
write about your new family the instructor said
required English composition 101
my new family is my dorm?
yeah since when?
my roommate snores
dirty dishes in the kitchenette off the lounge
guy down the hall blares his music
what new family?
hell, this is just like my old one
Aug. 15th, 2015 08:56 am (UTC)
Oh yes, I remember those days ...
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