3LineTales: Workhorse

photo prompt by Emiel Molenaar – you’ll find the full resolution shot here

TLT week 24: Workhorse

He knew it was only a matter of time; his aging body just couldn’t keep up with the work.

So hard to be out before dawn til after dark, in all weathers, plowing, furrowing, mowing, harvesting, towing.

One last gasp and heave, but the tractor’s ancient engine seized; silence, then young Fred Farmer’s curses, filled the field.

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