She scrambled up the steps hiding the bright red jar in the folds of her skirt. I follow her until she fades from my sight. I wait and watch for her to return. I am curious about that jar.
As she scurries by me again, I watched her dart into a shop. I wait a few minutes, then stroll into the shop as if I am shopping.
Sitting on the counter is the pretty red jar filled with money. On the front is a picture of a child with sad eyes, holding a note,
“HELP AMELIO FIGHT HIS CANCER”
Thank you Louise, author of the blog, The Storyteller's Abode, for our photo prompt.
This is my 100 word story submission for the challenge, Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. We are given a photo prompt and approximately 75-175 words with which we create our stories. This challenge is open to all who would like to participate. For more information, click here.
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