Photo prompt Sarah Potter https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/09/20/22-september-2017/
Rochelle’s prompt photo this week is of an old , very dusty pair of shoes, full of cobwebs. What story do they tell?.. Here’s my take.
The Unsolved Mystery
We’re clearing my uncle Ethan’s empty house, to sell. Never guess what we find – his shoes, just as he left them, untouched for years. Creepy
Remember how Ethan just disappeared, without a word of explanation, so unlike him. Why would he leave without his favourite shoes ? Rumour was he got a girl pregnant. Maybe her Pa turned up with a gun ?
He didn’t seem that sort of man to me, so private, so law abiding. I’ve no idea where he is — could be dead. Awful thought. Can’t throw his shoes away in case he comes back….
September 27, 2017 at 11:37 am
My guess is that Uncle Ethan isn’t coming back. Toss the shoes. 😉 Good one.
September 26, 2017 at 8:51 pm
I don’t think Ethan is coming back – I think the father might have caught up with him already!
September 27, 2017 at 8:16 am
You’re right – I think his nephew feels guilty about chucking out Ethan’s shoes…
September 26, 2017 at 7:54 pm
Well, if it had already been years and years, I wonder–if he had been old enough to get a girl pregnant, maybe he’s living happily with her and their children?
September 27, 2017 at 8:18 am
Yes, that’s right. Maybe he’s started a whole new life, under a new name – such as Stanley ? !