What the Sisters Saw

50-word story

The day the government blinded the boys, their sisters sang them home.
Not one girl led her brother by the hand.
Looking ahead to decades of caretaking, the sisters saw they would have only one chance to teach the newly sightless boys to listen and keep their hands to themselves.


© Copyright 2020 by Jim Latham
Photo by Joshua Rawson-Harris on Unsplash