Incomplete

When Gabriela was little, she saw the older girls in their fancy dresses. “Are they princesses?”

Her mother rolled her eyes. “No. They are just going to a dance. Come along.”

Gabriela thought about that. “I want to go to a dance when I am big.”

When Gabriela was old enough, her mother scoffed. “The dance? You don’t have a suitable dress.”

“I saved enough money.”

Mother tsk tsked. “Throwing money away … Who are you going with?”

“Hunh?”

Mother froze. “Some rich, young man asked you, didn’t he?”

Gabriela’s cheeks burned. “I’m going to go anyway. I’m a princess too.”


Picture is copyright by Timothy Neesam.

Daily Post prompt.

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