‘Thank you,’ he accepted the coins. Not much, but another sale. The tourist trade was still slow.
He started on another picture. Bright red, purple, yellow, swirling together.
A shadow cast over the paper. He looked up.
She offered him an apologetic smile. ‘That looks wonderful. Can I put it on our living room wall?’
‘What will he say?’
‘Perhaps we can get him to change is mind.’
He handed it to his mother and watched her walk away through the market.
Maybe it would convince his father that being an artist was a suitable career choice, but he doubted it.
Written for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
Happy New Year to all. I hope everyone is well and managed to enjoy a break over the holidays. Here’s to 2022 being a better year for all!
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