She had displayed his clothes for 25 years, and now there was nothing left but her head.
People didn’t come to store anymore, everybody nowadays ordered online. There was no more need for fitting rooms and display windows.
Sitting there and crying after long lost times wouldn’t feed his family.
His mind was made up, he would take computer classes.
The world around him had moved on.
“This is the 21st century, and I am part of it,” he thought and then he got up, and he smiled.
“It’s time for a change; the good old times won’t come back.”
(Word count: 100)
The Friday Fictioneers are held by Rochelle Wisoff Fields. Every week she gives us a photography, and the challenge is to write a fictional story with just 100 words. “Make every word count,” that’s the goal.