Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is our host for the Friday Fictioneers challenge.
This week, her photo choice is provided by Ted Strutz
Sharon sat at her desk and looked out of the window.
The doors had opened at 9 o’clock sharp and everything was as neat as a pin.
By eleven, not a single person, let alone a child, had set foot through the door.
She was gutted, as she’d believed a children’s library in a small village would prove very popular.
At midday, an elderly man came in and shuffled up to her desk.
‘No takers, huh,’ he rasped. ‘Not really surprised…….. few kids here can read anyway, spend all day playing computer games. Sign of the times Missy.’