Day 7 of Photography101 and the theme is ‘Landmark’.
I bent down and picked up a handful of sand. His stone eyes watched me as I let the grains fall through my fingers and into the black cylinder that had contained a fresh 35mm film cassette just seconds ago. I snapped the grey lid shut, and placed my very own piece of the Sahara in my pocket.
Today’s task is one of perspectives… “A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene from three different points of view.”
I’ve answered this with three separate stories of flash fiction, which also sit together as a whole…
His hand shuddered upon her touch.
Seeing red was his daily hell.
For the last time, she knitted.