“Your mum and I are really proud of you.” The statement kind of washed over him when it was said. He had received several congratulations since being chosen captain, but now it was starting to niggle at him. “Your mum and I are really proud of you,” he had said. A simple complement, a life-affirming moment perhaps. But it now seemed strange coming from the postman.
Weekend Writing Prompt #187 – Niggle in 66 words