The Middle-Aged Huerfano


This week’s prompts for the Shapeshifting 13 writing challenge at Grammar Ghoul Press are the words orphan and inherent. Exactly 39 words.


Mom died the semester before I was to graduate
from University.

Somehow, she’d persuaded me to walk–so inherently proud of
my accomplishments

Yes, well.


my diploma came in the mail.



and befitting

the orphan

i’d become.

--Agnes Varga

–Agnes Varga

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