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They stood face to face, noses almost touching. With clenched teeth, Diya said, ” You’re a useless, pathetic excuse for a woman! Why do you put up with this? “

 The other woman smiled ,brushed a strand of hair behind her ear and said, ” Because he’s just a teenager and doesn’t know any better.”

And Diya smiled at the mirror.

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This is written in response to the theme prompt
 ‘She looked deep into her eyes’ 
for the week of 55-word posts over at 
Marathon Bloggers 

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Categories: Fiction

tulika singh · January 25, 2014 at 10:31 am

OMG Shailaja that's my dread.. already. I don't think any colour Rhino will save me or them when they hit their teens together.. Gemini teens!!!!!

Shailaja V · January 25, 2014 at 3:42 pm

HA, Tulika:) I just laughed out loud at the 'any colour rhino' 😉

Yes, you certainly have your work cut out 🙂 Double trouble!

Mama - Mia · January 25, 2014 at 5:27 pm

ditto Tulika! 😀 except my trouble will come in parts! :p

Shailaja V · January 25, 2014 at 5:48 pm

Sigh..we are having it easy now, I suppose?

Priya Mani · January 28, 2014 at 7:41 am

Ah, the heart wins over the head. For a mother, it cannot be otherwise, isn't it?

Shailaja V · January 28, 2014 at 7:59 am

But naturally 🙂 It's what makes us whole 🙂

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