Six Sentence Story – Again

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“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.

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15 thoughts on “Six Sentence Story – Again

  1. Painfully touching tale. So often we are totally unaware of parents difficulty in raising their children. We might have some idea when we meet and chat with them but we can walk away but they have them to cope with 24 hours a day. A very sad and enlightening post.

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