Short Story: Annie’s Unfinished Story

by Debi

“Mommy?”  A quiet voice called from the hallway, the soft light from her daughter’s nightlight shining into the gloom.

“Yes, honey, Mommy’s here.  What’s up?  Why are you out of bed?”

“I thought I heard crying.”

Oh, crap.  Annie hadn’t realized she’d been crying.  At least not so others could hear.  These days she was always crying on the inside. Continue reading