On Her Own–Friday Fictioneers


Friday Fictioneers

copyright-Rich Voza

copyright-Rich Voza

135 words–Genre- Speculative Fiction

“You’ll call as soon as you get there?” her mother asked, not sure if her daughter really would or not.

“Yes, Mom. I said I would. But with the time difference, I have no idea what time that will be or even if I’ll be able to find a phone. We don’t have a phone at the apartment, Carl said.”

“I know. But try to find one. I just need to know if you’re safe. Japan is so far away and this is such a long trip for you to make by yourself. I worry about you,” her mother replied.

“It’s okay, Mom. I’ll be back in July. It’s only for six months. Everything will be all right. I love you. I’ll try to call.” And with that, she made her way down the jetway to the plane and off to the Far East and to her husband.

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About mairedubhtx

I am a "youngish" grandmother of 15 year old twin granddaughter who has recently (is a year "recent"?) adopted Islam as my way of life, much to the consternation of my family. I love to read. I love to write. I am writing a book about my decision to revert, about my spiritual journey. I have another blog about stories from my youth, my parents, and grandparents. It's a blog so my OCD daughter will not be able to throw it out when I die. I suffer from depression and anxiety, for which I am treated, so my posts may be a bit dark at times. C'est la vie.
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One Response to On Her Own–Friday Fictioneers

  1. The Hook says:

    Great work, Marie!

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