Saturday dawned with blue skies and the morning sunlight pierced through the curtains as Cheska awakened to the bluebird’s hymn.
Inhaling the faint smell of crumpets and bacon as she opened the bedroom door, she came running down the stairs, straight to the kitchen where she found her mom busying the cutleries. How she loved weekends and waking up to this kind of sight.
“Time for breakfast honey, go get grandma– the usual.” her mom said smiling and then she knew just where to find her.
Amidst the verdant lawn and garden blooms, a petite woman stood with her easel up and right hand gripping to a paintbrush. That’s her grandma Allie, still looking glorious in her graying hair, dawdling and unperturbed, completely engrossed in her own world. She couldn’t help but smile.
“Good morning grandma!” Cheska’s voice broke through her rapt.
Allie turned, blinking as she tore her gaze from her work of art, and smiled. “Cheska, dear, come and tell me what you think.”
“It’s beautiful grandma, as always.”
“Lovely as you are, child.”
Word Count: 176
Here’s for this week’s Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers prompt. This week’s photo prompt is provided by Graham Lawrence.
Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers is a weekly writing challenge hosted by Priceless Joy where a photo is
used as a prompt for a piece of fiction using 150 (+/- 25 words).
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