It never seemed easy. Monday’s came each week at the same time, but they were always hard. He stayed in the shower and extra twenty minutes, trying to wake up. The water was cold and the lunch box was still empty and if it could talk it would say, “Hey, I’m empty.” But his lunch box couldn’t talk to him or be his friend.
He had no friends and that is what he needed most, a talking lunch box to say, ”Hey friend.”