I would never…

Published July 26, 2012 by Ms. Nine

I would never post anything my kids shouldn’t read. In fact, my writer’s soul wants them to read my posts. I want to share my words with them like I did every day when they were little.  Now that they’ve grown, that desire persists.

“Thelma, did you read my post today?”

She chortles. “I didn’t have time today, sorry.”

“Sandy, what did you think of the post today?”

“I don’t know. I didn’t read it. Yet. I’ll read it later. I promise.”

“Marie, did you like my post today?”

“What post?”

I shrug off their indifference. I stop asking. You see, it doesn’t matter whether they read it or not, the story is alive. Permanently.

Today, the phone rings.

“Mom, I called to tell you I laughed when I read your blog story.”

And that, my friends, is why I write.

Thanks for stopping by! And keep your stories alive.

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17 comments on “ I would never…

  • I’ve actually thought this many times; or, at least something similar. I’ve always been a writer, but I’ve not always shared my work. Though I have begun blogging, which is in a way sharing my writing with others, I still tend to keep erotica and other short stories hidden.

    It’s nice to know that your children support you. Life can be hectic, but even during the busy times they’re still able to make it a point to let you know that you once again brought a smile to their face. Enjoyed.

    • Erotica, soft porn, and the like, is not something I would write. For one thing, I would suck at it.
      Like you, I like gentle humor, poetic elements, life stories. So that’s what I write on my blog.
      By sharing these stories on my blog, I hope to make them memorable.
      I so much enjoy reading your comments and your posts.
      Thanks.

      • Well, my family and a few close friends have known for years that I got into scribbling erotica at a young age. The fantasy and fiction that I’ve written since broadening my writing genres, though I may share a page of, I haven’t offered to anyone in whole.

        It’s nice to know that people care about one another. Many smiles during your wonderful blog entries as well as a ‘Thank you’ for once again bringing a smile to my face. I cannot and will not forget, ‘You’re welcome.’

  • I’m a little afraid to ask if it is the pinky post that caused the laughter… 🙂 (I read that one with my fingers carefully tucked, and my eyes barely open. And I went back to comment a couple of times, and just… couldn’t.)

    • It’s satisfying when your children have finally read your blog, especially if you’ve written about them.
      A little comment makes all the difference.
      Thanks so much for yours.

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