A fun story by naamayehuda
Thank you so much for taking part in #writephoto – Neptune
“Where is that boy gone to again?!”
Mama’s head appeared at the open doorway, floured hands held in the air as to not touch the shutters. The afternoon sun chose to appear from behind a mass of clouds and lit the hair around her face. The braid she’d pinned in place each morning was unruly by this time of day, and the hairs glowed like a golden crown. A smidge of white colored the edge of her eyebrow where she must have wiped at it with her baker’s hands.
“I’ll go look for him, Mama,” I tapped my sister’s shoulder and readied to rise.
Mama glanced at the sky and shook her head. “No, Mauve. Stay and finish this while there’s a daylight.”
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