Looking Up

Happy Day After Friday, Readers! We’ve made it another week. I hope you won’t mind if I’m a day late – I still wanted to write a Friday Fictioneers  story! Thanks, as always to Rochelle for providing us with a prompt. Thanks also to Roger Bultot for this week’s interesting photo. Enjoy!

Copyright: Roger Bultot
Copyright: Roger Bultot

Looking Up

“Straighten your jacket, Daniel.”

“I’ll get it,” snapped Daniel, jerking away from his mother’s fussing hands.

“Smile. Your father is investing a lot of money into this charity, and it’s good PR for us.”

Daniel rolled his eyes. “What’s this charity even for?” But his mother was already gone.

“Literacy.” A lilting voice said from behind him.

He turned, ready to snap at whoever had been eavesdropping, and caught sight of a pretty girl with blue eyes smiling at him. He found himself smiling back.

Maybe this charity thing wouldn’t be so bad after all.

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