Safe

[<] [>]  by Deneen Ansley

19 April 2011

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Drabble Challenge #61

Prompt: safe

Sheís never trusted her own decisions, knowing her lack of intellect.

Sheís never trusted her ability to provide, coming from a poor family, being minimally educated.

She hasnít chosen her religion, but been told right from wrong.

She doesnít teach her children about the world, for thatís a fatherís job, said father's affirming her ignorance.

She knows that her husband will relieve all worries that might tempt her pretty little nose to wrinkle - that being a curse to women. Heís told her so, himself!

Doing her duty, she coasts through life - leaving to him the decisions of her living it.

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