A 50-Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom Away #36

Woman tying her shoe

Rose was in the rain, staring at her untied shoelace. Her hands were busy: in her left she held her umbrella; in her right, a heavy handbag. A hatted boy passing by noticed the cause of her discomfort. He knelt before her, and tied the troublesome shoelace. Rose blushed.

This week I’m republishing some of my favorite 50-word stories.

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25 thoughts on “A 50-Word Story a Day Keeps the Boredom Away #36

    1. I agree! Where is chivalry? It’s hard to remain polite in this world when most eye you suspiciously for opening doors, refuse light conversation and take advantage of generosity.

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