3words xmas 11/25

Today’s 3words are: Festive, Joseph, Wrapping

And my ongoing story is…

 

Barry staggered back, but Noel the elfinixie somehow steadied him. Barry’s arm rested on Noel’s shoulder, though he wasn’t aware of placing it, nor did he register the comfort given. He couldn’t stop staring at his boy.

He tried to speak, but couldn’t. He swallowed and licked his lips, finally managing to whisper, “JOSEPH?”

The boy didn’t hear. Instead, he crossed the room and placed the FESTIVE feast on the table beside some WRAPPING paper.

Barry dropped to his knees and hung his head, mumbling, “His fifth Christmas. My gift we shared Christmas Eve.”

Noel hugged him.

Barry cried, “Why?”

 

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