Title: Tradition Inherited
Source: Friday Fictioneers sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple
Word count: 100 words
Anna didn’t remember ever hearing the story of how it started. As a child, she thought it a silly tradition. They insisted they attend every family gathering. But the years passed, and she now found herself installed as the de facto caretaker.
She sat and stared at the six gold-rimmed glass roses. One for each child. The white rose, the diamond, represented the oldest child, her mother.
After grandma passed the bouquet became mother’s inheritance, her duty to keep them together.
Anna’s finger traced the gold outline of a white petal and feared she would never fill her mother’s shoes.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer