Microfiction: Berries

Boy picking berries - CC0 Creative Commons license

“Mummy, I picked some berries.”

She kept her eyes glued to her phone screen as she tapped out a message. “That’s nice. Make sure you share them with your sister.”


When she found them later, their lips and fingers stained deep purple, eyes glazed, she would think, what message?

This 50 Word Story was based on the prompt “Berries” from @21stCscribe

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