50-Word Story: Just Another Day

February 24, 2019



Just Another Day 

(50-word Story)

By Ally

“Welcome to our adoption center,” Mr. Blake ushers people inside.

Time to please them. Maya barks softly. Kenny shakes his tail. Misty shows her pleading face. I know these tricks, but my limp hind leg is too obvious.

Maya is adopted. To me, it’s just another day in my kennel.

(The story first appeared on Fiftywordstories.

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  • Kaitlyn Sanchez February 24, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    Aw so sad, so powerful, so beautiful. Thanks fir sharing!

  • brightbookreaders February 24, 2019 at 5:02 pm

    Thank you! It’s based on my experience of visiting several local shelters. The dogs there are waiting to go home with someone.

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