Sadje’s take on Xploration Challenge #192
Reena is the host of Reena’s Xploration Challenge
It’s an image prompt.
There is no restriction on length of the piece. There is no last date either, unless you wish to be featured in the Weekly Wrap.
Holding it with all his might
Lest that it may break free from his grasp
This is all that he has earned in his life
A little house to call his own
An umbrella of security to guard against the rainy days
A few meager possessions, threadbare and poorly
But he had his pride intact
Pride he had in his impeccable honesty
And a reputation that wasn’t tarnished by temptation
Last week I played devil’s advocate, ridiculing the virtues of honesty. So it’s just fitting that this week we take pride in threadbare respectability of honest living.