Really great Halloween season piece!
I have no idea where this one came from. I’ll just blame it on my Muse.
Becky Clarkson left her friends three states away. Her father transferred when his company opened a new plant.
Late summer wasn’t too bad. The neighbor girl, Marcy, hung out with her a few times. They went to the county fair together, but Marcy ditched her for other friends.
Becky sat on the teacup ride alone, and stared into space. Her old friends wouldn’t have abandoned her. They’d be all over the big roller coaster together.
Becky’s sophomore year began with her as the new girl. Several girls were pleasant, but dismissive. The cliques and groups seemed to be carved in stone. Marcy hung out with the coolest girls, and Becky was forgotten.
Two weeks after school started, Marcy slid into the bus seat beside Becky.
“Pay attention,” Marcy said. “I’ve noticed that you…
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