PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll
“Why isn’t she picking up the old phone?” stomping his foot.
“She knows I love to speak to her on Sundays”, impatient.
“Has she gone on errands?”
“Has she suffered a fall?”
His fingers working furiously on the number keypad for the umpteenth time, “Please pick
“Why does she do this to me?” crying, almost.
“H e l l o Nikhil”.
“What took you so long?” relieved.
“Creaky bones, my grandchild”.
“I will gift you a cell-phone, Gran”.
“Nikhil, let the whole RH know that I have someone who calls on me”, wrinkled eyes
“Gran, I love you”.
Written for Friday Fictioneers. Thanks you Rochelle Wisoff.
word count : 100
RH = Retirement Home also known as Old-Age-Home.
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