He hated these boots! Steel toe and all. The laces were so goddamn long!

“You have to wear them no matter what”, she would tell him. “Safety first!”

He took another sip of water and proudly looked at the home he’d built for them.

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Photo by Rosan Harmens. Click here for high-resolution photo.
3LineTales prompt by Sonya – full details on the prompt and submission rules at Only 100 Words.

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