A Broken Old Man…A 100 Word Fiction

He is clearly an old man now…his days of turning gray over, he has no more gray to become. What was it that broke him; what took the strength from his hands, what changed his face?…both are different now; changed and not for the better.

They say inside every old man is a young man asking what happened…inside him, the young man was silent, no longer interested in an answer to that particular question…there were only two questions left to answer…what would become of the old man?…and where would he spend his final days?…


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