The Girl and Elvira

(Flash fiction prompt: write a story in the form of a fable)

Once there was a girl who listened to them and not to herself. She couldn’t remember a good time in her past. She couldn’t’ remember ever having a good dream. A happy care free time? She couldn’t recall. Yes, happy moments. But all clouded by her own mind. Her own critic. Named: Elvira.

Elvia, her alter ego. The one who talks down to her. The bad Wolf. Elvira invited herself everywhere. In every situation. The girl didn’t want her to come. She pleaded with her. But the…