The May 1st story prompt from StoryADay was to write "a story that contains the line “They said it couldn't be done." I'm definitely a little behind in writing this one, but it caught my attention. The following is a story about one girl who is constantly told that her dreams won't come true.
(This story has been posted previously, but I accidentally buried it before many got a chance to read it. I am reposting it here so others will have a chance to see it. If you are interested in more short stories I've written, please see the Short Stories tab at the top of my blog.)
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It Couldn't Be Done
by Karen Lockinger Greenberg
When she was 12-years-old, Susan told her mother about her plan. "That's nice," her mother had replied. "Where are you going to get the money for this project of yours? It just can't be done. Don't forget to sweep the kitchen after you finish your homework."