It Was Texas

Prompt #9 from 642 things – What a character holding a blue object is thinking right now

Photo from wikipedia.

Photo from wikipedia.

He held a bluebonnet in his hand.

Men in Texas are only required to love one type of flower. In fact, every Texan loves bluebonnets. He thought about everything the iconic flower symbolized. It wasn’t just a flower.

It was freedom. It was an April sunrise in the Hill Country. It was the Cowboys, and six-shooters and boots. It was a Robert Earl Keen song. The bluebonnet was Texas.


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