Short Fiction

E Block

A Furious Fiction Story

Melissa-Jane Nguyen
Short-B-Read
Published in
3 min readMar 2, 2021

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Three dollars for a single rose. Better than the thirty-five I was gonna spend on one at the plaza florist. The kid in line in front of me kept glancing over his shoulder and wiping his palms on his pants. I know how you feel, I wanted to say. But I didn’t want to draw too much attention to myself. Curious eyes were already making it clear I didn’t belong here.

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Melissa-Jane Nguyen
Short-B-Read

Writer and editor. Writing about parenting, writing and life. Working on YA novel. Tea drinker. Book lover. Wife. Mother. https://melissajane.substack.com/