Photo Prompt © Ted Strutz
“One day my name will be up there,” Tommy declared.
Amy rolled her eyes, but he didn’t let her dismiss-your-sibling reflex offend him. She came with him, didn’t she?
“You’ll see,” he reiterated calmly.
He’s been practicing in front of the mirror ever since he’d seen the mime in the park two summers ago. And he’s been getting good. So much so he’d sometimes crack himself up mid-sequence. He was ready!
The talent show was in three hours. He’d used all his holiday and birthday money for the entrance fees. He had $10 left to his name.
“Hey, Sis, want pizza?”