The next picture is the PHOTO PROMPT. Does it speak to you? Tell us a story in a hundred words or less.
PROMPT -© Marie Gail Stratford
Standing silently amidst the burnt grass, brown now from the scorching of the sun rays that had relentlessly beat down from a brilliant blue sky. The hardship was here again for another year, another season of poor crops, drought and pessimism.
Arthur tilted his cap back as he scratched his scalp, pondering on the landscape his pale blue eyes had seen many seasons come and go, many were poor, only a few yielded a harvest to feed his family. He pictured Millicent back at the farmhouse. He knew they couldn't take any more. He would tell her his decision tonight.
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