“This is infuriating! How am I to live like this!” Clara shouted, face purpling with rage. Face, hands, arms… her entire body, actually.

“I warned you – don’t mess with Witches!” Rachel admonished.

Clara only scowled at her as passersby turned to stare at the beet-coloured girl throwing her hands into the air. Waves of embarrassment washed over her, and with them, her skin lightened to red.

“I suppose red’s better than purple…” Rachel muttered, wincing as Clara began to cry.

Clara looked at her friend’s peachy complexion through teary lashes, and wailed even harder as her own skin turned green.

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Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary (@carrie-oleary)
2 months ago

Oh dear, lets hope that poor Clara can settle on an emotion that gives her a more natural skin colour. She should definitely never mess with witches again. Fun and well written story 🙂

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo (@lotchie-carmelo)
2 months ago

I enjoyed reading your story, Emily. Nicely done.

Margarida Brei
Margarida Brei (@margarida-brei)
2 months ago

Funny story, Emily. I am just wondering what infuriated Clara so much to make her turn purple.

Julie Harris
Julie Harris (@julie-harris)
1 month ago

This is fun Emily – Clara’s like a human mood ring. I love the picture you chose for the story!

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Marianna Pieterse
Marianna Pieterse (@marianna-pieterse)
1 month ago

This was funny! I am very grateful that this is not something that naturally happens to people, other than turning red from time to time ???? I do feel sorry for your protagonist and hope she will find a cure for her ‘condition’!

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