It was wrapped in canvas tied with a bit of tattered yellow ribbon. The note read,
To my muse, Wars, even our own, must end sometime, P
I miss him, but coloured my hair blue as he only loves reds. Someday I’ll tell my child, I inspired Picasso, just not that one.
This is my attempt at a 55 flash fiction piece (if the word count on here is correct). I saw a picture on Sartorialist blog that I just LUV, but I cannot reproduce in respect to copyrights. If you wish to see what inspired this flash, you should visit, it is such an edgy shot of a girl in a leather jacket fashioned with Picasso’s Guernica ~ brilliant, I so covet that jacket (though I’d like a pleather version :))