Winter

These flowers, she had nurtured for months, looked sullen today. Droplets had crystallized underneath the white petals. She shook them off, letting it splatter on the icy ground. Maybe that would unfreeze her heart too. If only it could!!

The snow didn’t bother her as she walked towards the awaiting cab.

He kept staring at the road, long after the cab had pulled away. Little Timmy slowly crept under his drooping shoulder.

“Will Mommy live with Grandma now?” 

He looked down, into innocent eyes.
“No son, she went to live her dreams”

 This was going to be a hard winter.

                                              100 Word Fiction

 

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