Trifextra: Chains

Jeux de Mirroir

Chains

Eyes closed, he walks through the mist of childhood. Remembers laughter, sunshine and open-ended freedom.

Restrained now, by wires and tubes and human frailty. He closes his eyes again, waiting to be liberated.

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This is my submission for this weekend’s Trifextra challenge. The challenge was to write exactly 33 words inspired by the above photograph.

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Image credit: Bérenger ZYLA / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND

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48 thoughts on “Trifextra: Chains

  1. Such an intriguing image. Your words are challenging because I cannot imagine him being able to escape the chains. Ill health – at an advanced age – is so often a veritable death sentence. Hey, don’t think I don’t like your piece. It’s great. Very evocative. You have just captured a mood so well. For someone my age, very daunting!

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