Five Sentence Fiction – Malice

She pulled from her hand bag a fresh handkerchief and passed it to her little boy.

Tears were welling in his eyes, his sister having gobbled down the cupcakes purchased for an afternoon treat.

‘ Don’t cry darling, it was a misunderstanding, Julie did not realise that one of the cakes were for you, she thought you where spending the afternoon at Gran’s’

This only made the tears worse,  as he had seen the intent in his sister’s eyes as she greedily ate both cakes.

What hurt more than missing out on the treat was his Mother’s unwavering belief that Julie was incapable of such hurtful behaviour…… tears continued to stream down his face until dinner time.

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. morellalamuerte
    Oct 19, 2013 @ 16:05:27

    My younger brother was the one who always got away with things and was the perfect angel in my mother’s eyes. Sometimes I even got blamed for the stuff he did!


  2. Lillie McFerrin (@LillieMcFerrin)
    Oct 26, 2013 @ 02:09:18

    That’s so sad and definitely relatable for anyone who is the younger sibling!!


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