We’ve all been lied to, that’s just one of the cruel parts of life. On the flip side, it’s probably safe to say we’ve all told a lie, as it’s simply a part of human nature. So, when this writing prompt came to be, I thought, this will be easy! But you know what’s crazy? I had a hard time coming up with what I wanted to write.
And then it came to me. All of the times I have lied to myself. Particularly the time in high school when I lied to myself by thinking that I could audition for the leading role in a musical. Ironically, I was telling a lie and being lied to all at the same time. By me.
This will be no problem, I lied.
You have all of the confidence in the world, I fibbed.
You have the voice of an angel, I coerced.
Unfortunately, when the time came, a teeny tiny squeak came out of my body and I immediately turned and walked off stage. Knowing with full confidence that I was lying to myself.
Writing Prompt: Write about the worst lie you’ve ever told or the worst lie someone has ever told you.
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