“Broken Fairy Tale”
by Little Puddle
Serena's father sat across from her in his reading chair. She was thinking about inviting him for a game of cards, but decided against it. She knew that he wouldn't be interested. Her eyes looked to the window opposite to her father.
A tall electric pole looked down at her in a flash of lightning that marked the end of the storm. It gave Serena a feeling of loneliness in her heart. She then realized that she never had that security blanket, or toy to cuddle with since the death of her mother. She had no special friend to call after a bad day of school. Her father, now, was just a food and shelter provider. Serena had tried many times to make the father-daughter relationship work, but he wouldn't let her. He was the corner, the dead end in Serena's life.
Serena fought to hold back the tears, but she lost the battle. Three heartbreaking tears fell down her cheek, without her father's notice. She looked at him with a wailing scream, "Why? Why do you do this to me?!"
Without time for him to reply, she glanced back at the moon lit power pole. "Why?" She repeated softly to herself. With a shattered spirit longing to join her mother and a desire to let go of her dreams and future, the teenager fell to the floor.
With cold, open eyes, Serena's body faced the distant midnight road.
[Little Puddle is a 12 year old blogger that is not allowed to visit other blogs (except this one) yet.]