256 birthmarks

Her mother hated her the moment she was born. Despite the child’s long blonde locks, warm brown eyes, and contagious smile, she could not find an ounce of love. There was only resentment. Resentment all towards a single arrow-shaped birthmark. The daughter – full of self-loathing and rage – didn’t understand her mother’s indifference. Until, […]

from 25 cents to 24 dollars

The boy squealed for joy. His full cheeks pulled to the side revealing small teeth, the bottom were two missing. Gripped in his delicate hands sat a shiny quarter. The boy couldn’t believe his eyes, in his five long years he hadn’t seen that much money. What could he possibly buy with this? He would have to […]