Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Coming Of Age

At 13, Simon was shy and awkward. He often found himself the unwilling recipient of all the animosity and cruelty uniquely the purview of the young.

Padding down the moonlit cobbles, Simon smiled knowing while puberty brought unwelcome changes to most boys, to him it brought liberation in the guise of his family curse…the wolf. 

This story was written for the weekly 55 Word Challenge  hosted by my wife Lisa McCourt Hollar

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