Here is this week’s entry into the weekly challenge brought to us by the lovely Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Here are the rules: Use the photo as inspiration, write a hundred(ish) words – and share! Here goes my offering for this week – and I welcome your comments again!
“This is how it used to look. Before they ripped its heart out.”
I take the picture from him, one that he keeps in his wallet next to a photo of his wife and daughter.
It’s a cutting from a magazine, the paper soft with age – I hold it as if caressing a butterfly. He is in tears; men are not afraid to show their pain here. Life has been too hard to pretend otherwise.
I stare up at the bones of the building, black against the blood red of the setting sun.
“We will rebuild your museum, I promise.”
His smile is radiant.
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