Warnings: Slight angst
Word Count: 100
Prompt: 95, One Direction's "Strong"
The song came on over the supermarket speakers as Merlin was reading the active ingredients on a spray bottle of bathroom cleaner. He fought back the threatening tears as he stood clutching his basket. It was almost ridiculous how a song could cut him to the bone.
“Damn,” he muttered, blinking. This hadn’t happened since the early 90’s and then it had been nearly three years of fighting back sobs every time he heard the intro music to “Wind Beneath My Wings.” That damn song had been everywhere. He’d had to stop using elevators.
He hoped “Strong” faded much quicker.