Play A Little Tune


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Bert’s blueberries were not doing so well this year. The too wet summer was the cause. He had been trying everything to make the blueberries happy as they were his biggest sellers and God knew he needed the money.  Finally, he decided to take his violin and play for them though it broke his vow to never play again. As the first notes rang out, tears marked Bert’s cheeks. He played and played till he couldn’t anymore but the magic of the music seemed to work because the blueberries grew and became the best crop he had ever had.

(Inspired by; https://carrotranch.com/2017/08/11/august-10-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ with thanks)

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3 thoughts on “Play A Little Tune

  1. Beautiful flash! It captures that struggle we often go through to give up our own magic because of some pain. We don’t know Bert’s struggle but we can cheer at his overcoming and the results. Thanks for joining the challenge!

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  2. Pingback: Music of Berries « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

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