55 Word Challenge

My third writing challenge entry today is the 55 Word Challenge – a story in 55 words or less using one or all three set picture prompts. Feeling ambitious, I’ve decided to attempt a piece using all three…

t1sad-child t2lonely-old-toy t3haunted-garden

The garden was weeping. Branches drooped and leaves sagged in the downpour, grey clouds hiding heaven from view.

Thomas sat down in the mud by a long-forgotten toy truck, giving the plastic roof a pat.

“I know how you feel,” he said to it, with wisdom beyond his years.

And then he faded away.

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