85. Knock-knock

“Knock-knock.”

She loved knock-knock jokes. I played along.

“Who’s there?”

“An elf and a unicorn.”

She didn’t quite get these jokes yet. She was only six after all.

 

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16 thoughts on “85. Knock-knock

  1. Brieuse Bernhard Piers-Gûdmönd says:

    WOW! As a writer – you can cure her???? Surely????

  2. Brilliant. Way to play with your reader’s emotions. Very important and wonderfully executed.

  3. jeffanity says:

    Well goddamn that took a turn. So good

  4. Absolutely adorable. And heart-wrenching.

  5. A Mugwump says:

    Love the surprises. If it’s okay with you, I’m going to attempt to flatter you with imitation; got an idea the other day while driving. Let me know what you think, it’ll be Monday’s post. (You don’t have to publish this comment, just wanted to let you know).

  6. zieoze says:

    That was quite the twist! I still can’t believe that ending…

  7. Late Summer says:

    Way to play at my heart strings! Beautiful story.

  8. b00kreader says:

    Jeez that ending hit me hard and unexpected. Your twist endings are amazing. Keep up the good work!

  9. As Late Summer said, way to play at the heart strings. Cute little scene and then, bam! Well done=)

  10. You sure know how to make a girl cry with the last line!!!!! ;(

  11. This one has such a great twist, it felt like I’d been punched!

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