Over at the Addicted to Purple blog, Rochelle has challenged us to write a story of ±100 words based on the photograph below.
Genre: Narrative Fiction
Word Count: 100
Light filtering through the rack of wine bottles cast a dark rainbow on the two men seated at the table.
“I dunno, Brian. I’m not like you, I don’t have it made—no family, no home, no job.”
“Tim, sobriety is an inside job. We are more alike than you realize.”
“There’s no way that I can do this.”
“Just do your best, that is all that can be expected of anyone.”
“Yeah but what if I fail? What will people think of me?”
“Maybe that you are human? Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.”