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!
– The Small Things –
“They are important to you?”
He was very young, barely a man.
I surmised that he had no recollection of what had gone before; few of us remained these days.
I scratched my neck, meditatively at first, then realised that I was worrying at another flea-bite. The damned things had returned.
“Well, yes. They remind me of a special person in my life.”
Fear ghosted his face, a fleeting spectre marring his innocence.
“One item reminds you of one person? You have lost that many?”
I nodded, silent.
His mask of youth slipped.
He knew. Somehow, he knew.
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