Crimson’s Creative Challenge #160 – The Way Home

“Do you know the way?” she asked?

“It’s the same way as every other time,” I replied trying not to get frustrated. I was asked this question every time we got to the crossroad.

“I’m never sure, I feel as though I should know but my mind is a fog and I’m unsure of which way to go.”

“Take my hand and trust me that I know the way,” I said taking her wrinkled old hand in mine.

“I’m glad you are here, I feel safe with you.”

“It’s all okay, just a few more steps and we’ll be home.”

“Home? We’re home? But what about the shopping, we were supposed to go to the shops. There’s things I need to buy, soap, wash-up, pegs.”

“They’re in the bag you’re carrying.”

“Oh! They are? You’re such a help. Where would I be without you?”

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5 Responses to Crimson’s Creative Challenge #160 – The Way Home

  1. Sadje says:

    Such a sweet story Michael

  2. Poor Crisp, you tell it in snippets in such a sympathetic way

  3. Lyn says:

    Poor Crisp. I don’t like to see this happening to her 🙁

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