Split-Second Story

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Looking in From Outside (c) May 2014

When I took this picture I did not notice the little girl standing alone, clutching the fence and looking longingly beyond it like a prison yard denizen.

On the other side is the whirling carousel.

She stands there in every one of my pictures.  No adult is in sight on her side of the enclosure.

On the ride a handful of fathers holds their younger children steady, at the ready should the little ones need ballast as they spin around on bright ocean and woodland creatures.

I wonder what the little girl’s story is.

 

About Stephanie

In her spare time, Stephanie works full-time, and then some, as an attorney. She has published articles and delivered talks in arcane fields like evidentiary issues, jury instructions, expert witnesses, and forensic evidence. She also is an adjunct professor at a law school on the banks of the Charles and loves that dirty water, as she will always think of Boston as her home. You are welcome to take a look at her Facebook author page, or follow @SMartinGlennon on Twitter. All content on this blog, unless otherwise attributed, is (c) 2012-2016 by Stephanie M. Glennon and should not be reproduced (in any form other than re-blogging in accordance with Wordpress protocol and the numerous other wee buttons at the bottom of each post) without the express permission of the domain holder.
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3 Responses to Split-Second Story

  1. Helen C says:

    Now I can’t get that girl out of my mind… Good story. Colorful picture. I enjoy it.
    Thanks for visiting my blog. I appreciate it.

  2. alisasibrova says:

    Love the interpretation of the theme!

  3. Pingback: Everyday Extras | Love in the Spaces

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