“Come away from that window,” Ma barked as she shuffled into the darkening room.
Turning to look at Ma, but not moving from the window, I said,”Isn’t it glorious Ma?”
Ma set the plastic tub of rocks on the table and briefly looked out at the horizon. She picked a big stone in her hand and held it as if to hurl it through the window.
She exhaled, “There is one glory of the sun, but none for us,” she inhaled sharply and her voice raised a pitch,”Now get away from that window before you are seen and shot at.”
word count: 100
Written for the 90th Challenge of Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers: Week of 11-22 through 11-28-2016. This week’s photo prompt is provided by Footy and Foodie. Thank you Footy and Foodie!
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“There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory.”
King James Version (KJV)