“I can do this,” she whispered to herself, taking deep breaths as she retrieved the oatmeal cookie from the floor. She didn’t know it would be so hard just to get her son to talk to her. Her beautiful boy was trapped inside himself. He hadn’t spoken all day. With a smile, she held up a fresh cookie, kneeling next to her son.
“Darling, let’s try this again.”
The prompt for the Six Sentence Story challenge this week was can.