“Sir, look at this one,” the manager said excitedly handing over a bottle of peach jelly, “our best selling product!”
The bottle brought back memories.
“Mother, every time we buy mango jelly,” the young boy pleaded with his mother, “buy peach jelly this time.”
Running her family on a shoestring budget, mother’s options were limited. She bottled her emotions and stuck to tried and tested mango jelly. Despite many sacrifices, she had made sure her son was educated enough to stand on his own feet.
Today, on the first anniversary of starting his fruit processing unit, owner Mr. Sharma suppressed his tears.
Word Count : 96
This is an effort to write a flash fiction effort with the Friday fictioneers, 7th, Nov, 2019, using picture prompt provided by host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Other stories can be found here.
Photo Prompt : Ronda Del Boccio