Friday Fictioneers: Thank You

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll

I said the pledge of allegiance as a child in school. I didn’t know what it meant until I learned how women are treated in other countries, and how dictators treat their people in the name of power.

As a woman in America, I have rights.

As a person in America, I have freedom.

If someone doesn’t like it—too bad. There are laws to protect me.

There are those who fought for my freedom. Though I have not lost anyone, I value their sacrifice.

I am grateful.

For any service people reading this: With all my heart, Thank You.

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If you are a service person, leave a comment, so I can say thank you in person. And so any others can also say thank you if they want to.

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Friday Fictioneers is a challenge to write a 100 word story from a photo prompt. It’s hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, anyone can play. Click HERE to read other Fictioneers’ stories.