Character Sketch I

Childhood                                                                                                                                           A little boy with imploring, hazel eyes, looks out from the photograph. He’s hurt, not in physical pain, lonesome in his heart.

Later                                                                                                                                                    A young man, wearing coveralls, is mopping the floor. He stores his bucket and mop in a closet. He enters a room. A man in a uniform closes the door behind him. Hazel eyes peer out through the bars, an illustration of futility.


About elroyjones

Married, no children, responsibly self-directed, living happily.
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2 Responses to Character Sketch I

  1. judithatwood says:

    These character sketches are good. Really, really good. In fact, you could turn any one of them into a novel, a short story, a play, a poem — they took my breath away! Thanks!

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