PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
Dawn-to-dusk they nurture the orchard. The trees give them life by their fruit. Billi and the rest are rotated one day a week to sell their pomegranate products.
Three at a time they go, loading the truck before dawn then filling the stand with cool freshness. City people appreciate them but often take them for granted. Many times customers haggle over prices; but there is no room to haggle if the farm and its laborers are to continue.
Billi, Jer, and Ona enjoy morning shade and small talk. By ten, the queue is long for a taste of heaven.
Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is the energetic host of Friday Fictioneers.