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What was that again?

There was something I was supposed to remember, but it escaped me. There were strangers in my house. Or, perhaps this wasn’t my house. I didn’t know, but it didn’t concern me. A young girl was explaining what was happening.

“Ma, do you know who we are?”

I shook my head, and sorrow gleamed in the girl’s reddening eyes.

“We’re your family, Ma. I’m your daughter.”

Oh, yes! That was right. “Melissa,” I said, smiling before furrowing my brow a moment later.

What was that again?

There was something I was supposed to remember…

About Author

Gina Kotinek

Gina Kotinek is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the SPOT Lit. She is interested in social issues and enjoys implementing them into her writing in hopes that her message will be heard. “Memory” was first published at Write the World as a 99-word story.

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