This is a three line tales submission. Not sure I’ve got the hang of it, yet, so feel free to point me in the right direction. Thanks to Erol Ahmed for the photographic prompt.
As the perkiest lemon in the fruit bowl, it was only natural Tony should want to be a still life model. Sadly for him, artists were only interested in bruised apples and shrivelled grapes; he didn’t have the requisite character, they said. Poor sod ended up turning to drink.