The Greatest Secret
Josephina placed Paulo’s lunch beside the beakers and kissed his cheek.
Paulo ate without tasting as he worked. His mind sought only the secrets of alchemy.
Years passed, and Paulo learned little. Then one day, he held their first child in his arms. Josephina smiled at him, and he gazed into his son’s blue eyes. At last, he realized, he’d discovered the greatest secret of alchemy.
Each week, It’s time for the Chimera 66 word challenge at Grammar Ghoul Press. This week, the word prompt is: Alchemy. I hope you enjoyed the story. Look here for more stories based upon the prompt: http://www.grammarghoulpress.com/chimera-66-writing-challenge-3/