An Illusion of Choice

The realtor said with a smile as wide as her outstretched arms: “Look! You have so much choice and options, take your pick.”

I looked carefully, from side to side and asked, “Are they not all the same width and height? Do they not have the same functionality and number of rooms? Is there any difference between one or the other?”

She shook her head slowly in apprehension, as my steely gaze met her uncertain eyes and spoke what did not need to be said.


I hope you enjoyed my take on Sonya’s picture prompt, read more here.



  1. johnshaggy · November 13

    What did she say?

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    • thecontainedlife · November 13

      Let me be typical and answer a question with another one, “what do you think she said?”


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  3. bikurgurl · November 14

    Spoken more about the game of life – very well done!

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