The Wishing Map 4

Have you ever felt crushed under the weight of others’ expectations? Ever wished you could escape to another world?

Mitch Teemley

Wishing pix-Title-(framed)Note: To read The Wishing Mapfrom the beginning, click here.

The Wishing Map

Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued)

Previously: Abandoned by his now-teenage friends Michael and Casey, Zack had never felt more alone in his life.

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For some cosmic reason, the Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony had been the beginning of the end not just for Zack Dore, but for Gina Dore as well:

White and frilly with pink cherry blossoms, her graduation dress was the center of her “post-punk princess ensemble,” the other principal components being hot pink knee socks and black combat boots. With her flashing green eyes and thick auburn hair, she somehow managed to be pretty and make fun of pretty all at the same time. Mom wasn’t going to let her wear the boots until Ms. Killian, Mid-Mid’s incurably bohemian eighth grade English instructor, called at Gina’s request and insisted that…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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