“Is the internet connection working?”
“Are you sure?”
Leonard sighed heavily and nodded after checking once again to calm his wife.
Rose softly exhaled and sat beside her husband. She noticed the dark sky through the window and looked at the beautiful snowfall. It was Christmas, and they were waiting for a call from their son. She watched the other elderly couples in the communal living room talking with their children on devices.
It had been years since they’d last heard from Ryan.
“Maybe next year,” Leonard whispered to Rose who was holding an old family photo tightly.
Touching story that is all too relevant today. Kudos.
Toni Brayer says
Oh that’s so sad. Well done and clever.
Krishna Veni says
Well done, but very sad.
Chetana Vaishnavi says
Jennifer J. says
Well written. Very sad.
David Higham says
So much left unsaid. Brilliant.
Ah yes, the forgotten folks. Let us not forget. Thank you.
Very nice and sad, thank you for sharing.
Gilda Candela says
Ohhhhh, nooo! Too sad! Too true! Well done!
Pamela Cartlidge says