Helen

Helen ……. by Len

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Taking up Reena’s Exploration Challenge#80
by Reena Saxena,towritebasedonabove caption. This is my fictional contribution. Thanks for the mind prompt Reena.

” What’s the matter mommy, why do you look so sad”

Helen turned to her daughter, distracted, torn between two worlds, ” Mommy’s not sad, just thinking. I’m thinking of when I was a little girl like you”.

” Can you tell me about it mommy”.

” Not right now, perhaps another time. Let’s get dolly dressed shall we”. Helen put the thoughts from her mind and concentrated on helping Di to dress dolly.

Later that night, after putting Diana to bed, Helen settled down with a glass of wine, frowning in concentration as her thoughts drifted back to childhood.

She remembered the stern voice of her mother, the slaps, the scolding, the angry words of constant criticism. Her mother thrived on order and cleanliness and Helen was an unwelcome…

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