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The Bad Influence

50 Word Microfiction

Fear of Loss

(Thrifty Words) Theme Challenge #3

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It was a prank. I was young. I just thought it’ll be funny. Beryl was always up for a laugh.

As she turned the corner, eight month pregnant bulge appearing first, I jumped out suddenly.


Beryl screamed. Her waters broke. She doubled up in pain.

I ran for help.

Thanks to Jonica Bradley and another great Thrifty Word prompt.




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