Cold and Shoeless

The first time Eric ran away from home it was a reaction; he didn’t take the time to plan for anything. He even forgot to put his shoes on in his rush to just get out. He vowed that when he went back, he wouldn’t make that mistake again. If. If he went back.

Sandra cried herself to sleep that night, worried sick about her son. She hoped he would come home soon, and all in one piece. It was the not-knowing that made it so bad; she wished she had some way to find out that he was alive.

Picture Prompt #31

2 Comments on “Cold and Shoeless”

  1. LRose says:

    Always lovely and so much packed into just a few words!

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