Title: Blue Days
Source: Stock Photo Challenge
Word count: 100 words
Hesiod played melancholy songs.
The crowd favorite featured a young musician in love. Professing his love, he swore he would do anything to please her. He begged for her hand, and she agreed. Children soon completed their life.
The wife worried. A performer couldn’t support a growing family. Honoring his vows he took a job suitable for a responsible father. The work broke his spirit and left a pale imitation of the man he once was.
Years passed, and she didn’t recognize him. He was no longer the carefree soul she married.
Separated, lost, the old musician played melancholy songs.
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Jo Hawk The Writer