Trifextra: Denial

Beautiful rainbow

Denial

It’s just a stage, they say, but it doesn’t ring true.

She knows the truth. It’s basic. Elemental. Like water or fire.

But their ignorance is resolute, entrenched in their need for normalcy.

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This is my submission for this weekend’s Trifextra challenge in which we had to use the words ring, water, and stage and then add 30 of our own words.

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Image credit: Austra / Photoxpress.com

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35 thoughts on “Trifextra: Denial

  1. Although to be honest, there’s no such thing as normal, if we were all normal, we’d be the Children of the Corn – blond, blued eyed and crazy.

  2. I love this. I always found the ‘it’s just a stage’ comment demeaning. (I heard that many times throughout my life…good thing the blue eye shadow really was just a stage :))

  3. “It’s basic. Elemental. Like water or fire” <- Very nice – that frustration of others not grasping the simplicity of something. I think what you've written here will "ring true" for many people (unfortunately).

  4. we go through so many stages in our lives . . . and at EVERY one of them, someone says “It’s just a stage they’re going through.” Funny how that never seems to help. Good 33, Suzanne

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