“What a hideous shoe.  Actually it looks kind of like the ones you’re wearing,” Elle remarked.  “When are you going to let me give you a makeover?  I mean, you know I love you, but you’re kind of clueless about this kind of thing.”

“These shoes were a gift from my mom,” Denise answered.  “She took me shopping yesterday.”

“Oh,” Elle said instead of apologizing.  She would have looked embarrassed, if she were the kind of person that got embarrassed.  “So, where do you want to go to lunch?”

“I think I’ll walk to the bistro across the street.  Alone.”

For Friday Fictioneers!


20 thoughts on “Toxic

      1. I’ve been through it too. Took me years. But I’m glad it’s over now.
        It’s so relieving to be able to breathe pure air again after having to breathe that which was polluted by such people…
        I’m glad for you 🙂

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