All I have are these windows.
The man thought me mad to want new glass in them.
What does it matter, he asked.
When they’re my window on the world, I told him, it matters a great deal. That persuaded him. That and my money.
At my age, all I can do is spend my days down here. I’m as weather-beaten as these timbers. Every day, new pains in my old frame.
The least I can do is put new panes in my old frames.
Tom Lehrer once said, “bad weather always looks worse through a window”.
I think not.
Welcome to Week 20 (or Week 3 for me) of the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups. This week’s prompt is the photograph above. Hope you enjoy my 100 words. Click the badge above and visit some more 100-Word Challenge entries. Perhaps write your own 100 words using the same prompt. If I can do it, you can.