CCC98: Cobbler Bob

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #98

The old man ambled along the road
Gnarled as the oaks he was passing
A much-patched backpack hooked over his shoulders
Shoulders already askew from the hump of his back
He saw the shoe
Looked down at his feet
Oh, for a shoe equally as neat
A lady’s, no doubt
And well-heeled at that
He sighed and took it
He’d return it in the morning
Resoled and worthy.

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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31 Responses to CCC98: Cobbler Bob

  1. Dale says:

    Should the lady return, she’ll have to leave the other one as they won’t have the same soles πŸ˜‰

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  2. fahimay says:

    There goes a dedicated shoemaker. Brilliant, Crispina!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I love the way you’ve built up the character and an ending I wasn’t expecting.

    Liked by 1 person

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