Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, where writers from around the world post 100-word stories based on a weekly photo prompt. Today’s photo is by my long-time Twitter pal, Björn Brudberg. Check out his poetry and prose here.
Our motley crew of writers is led by the delightful author Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Check out her website to learn more about the group and post your own story!
The Christmas Cap
by Jan Brown
She tore through the dresser, determined to find her favorite cap. She hadn’t seen it since he died.
It was a Christmas gift, hand-knit with braided yarn that hung to her shoulders. She remembered vividly the last time she wore it.
She had stomped through the door, partly to shake snow off her boots and partly just to stomp her feet in anger. Her husband could be so maddening! Today, she can’t even remember why they argued.
The last words she said to him were not kind. The guilt was overwhelming.
Finally, she found the cap in his long-empty nightstand. A note stuffed inside said “Love you, darling.”
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