Friday, January 14, 2011

55 Word fiction

My stalker
He has been following me for long whenever I stir out.I am unable to shake him.My conscience pricks when he is watching me do evil things.That is my profession.I asked the temple priest.He said “he will always stalk you and you can ease your conscience only by not doing wicked acts.He is your shadow.”

Prayer answered
The man had dragged me into his van on my way home and pulled me behind bushes.His unbearable stench assailed my nose.My screams were not heard.Prayer was my only recourse as he disrobed me and fell on me.As I was fighting him away,I heard his scream.I saw a black snake slithering away.God had anwered

The mango trick
After the street magican performed the rope walk and wriggling out of a narrow ring, the dumbfounded audience clapped. Commencing the mango trick he placed the seed under a basket as watchful eyes stared.After some mumbo jumbo, he was about to lift the basket.when his young son shouted”appa, you have left the mango here with me”

Miracle
He was a class topper He missed the last paper in final semester as fell ill.He was inconsolable at having lost an year.His mother asked him to pray.He felt it was futile as the damage had been done.To please her he prayednevertheless.Next day it was announced examination cancelled due to leakage of question paper

For a ride
The young boy mute and deaf was pathetic.His hand and leg were under bandage with stains of dry blood underneath.He invited pity.Coins fell before him in abundance from devotees to temple.It was past noon and hot.Crowd had thinned.The boy shouted “Amma,remove the bandage.I need to relieve myself”

18 comments:

  1. Dear Partha,
    Good Afternoon!
    HAPPY PONGAL!
    HAPPY MAKAR SANKRANTI!
    Thought provoking short stories.I loved the mango trick a lot.:)
    Prayers do wonders and thanks for instilling the right thought on an auspicious day!
    You will be blessed,Partha!
    Please don't forget to watch Makara Jyothi today evening.Stay tuned from 5 p.m
    I will be going to temple.Annual festival starts from today!
    Wishing you good luck,
    Sasneham,
    Anu

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  2. each 55er is so good Shadow it sees us do everything and stays with us even if we are wrong ...

    I guess God does answer one way or other ...


    the last one was a bit harsh ...


    Bikram's

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  3. Nice stories KP! Keep them coming!

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  4. ... well writing ... nice and remarkable post !!

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  5. I loved the Mango trick Dost..haha!!!

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  6. All of them are very nice, entertaing, and 3 of them make my faith very strong too.so thank you :)

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  7. Ohhh that’s a different cup of tea…
    I guess it s first time you come up with a collection of stories….

    My pick is the first one :D

    By the way, I felt very thin shade of similar vain running through all stories sans miracle… maybe I m wrong

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  8. Very cool word fictions

    have a nice sunday
    :)

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  9. so back to 55 words!
    Nice stories, purpose served.
    Looking forward to more.

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  10. I Liked Mango Trick A lot. Fantastic Fictions!

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  11. You are a good story teller! I liked the fist one, which I feel is the best!

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  12. I loved the mango trick very much.

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  13. Ha ha ha...treats or tricks...even if it's a miracle story, I could still Lol... :P

    Nice 55ers kp...where do kp get the idea, I wonder where...

    Sorry for my long absence...am busy lately...

    Will try to read all I missed when I have time.

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  14. Ha ha ha...treats or tricks...even if it's a miracle story, I could still Lol... :P

    Nice 55ers kp...where do kp get the idea, I wonder where...

    Sorry for my long absence...am busy lately...

    Will try to read all I missed when I have time.

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  15. Namaste....

    wondefully written....

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  16. one who does evil is one without a shadow...and one without a shadow is called a ghost...:)

    no prayer is left unanswered...:)


    kids shouldn't be too innocent...:)


    and the last "for a ride" is an actual experience of mine...witnessed the same at palani temple...
    nice...
    wishes and prayers
    joe

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