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100 word fiction: Lovestruck

100 word fiction: Lovestruck

I want to forget those days but I can’t seem to get over her. It seems that she is still here with me walking hand in hand by the beach.

We happened to meet by chance in a restaurant where she had come for a business meeting. When we got talking, we realized that we had so much in common and a friendship quickly bloomed. Soon enough, we were besotted with each other so much so that I had surrendered myself to her charms.

But when she suddenly passed away, I was only left with our photographs and my loneliness.

Stream of Consciousness Saturday

Written for Pegman Prompts venturing to Rhode Island, USA

Linking to Ragtag Daily Prompt: Surrender, Fandango One Word Challenge: Photograph, Stream of Consciousness Saturday Prompt: Want

Love conquers all

Love conquers all

The princess of Antosia always carried a purple sword,

walking with a grace under the dazzling blue sky,

ready to protect her subjects.

The czar knew that she loved the wizard,

and so he decided to put him to the test,

by making him withstand the blue fire.

If he survived, he would get her hand and Jacob’s cattle.

If he didn’t, he would be sent to the far off lands of Golden acre.

Seeing the wizard struggle for life,

she couldn’t control her trail of tears.

Her love was tender and true,

and she didn’t want to see the Aurora without him.

Eventually, he survived and they lived happily ever after.

Linking to dVerse Challenge: Purple Patch

 

Obsolete

Obsolete

They had fallen in love. But within months, she knew that she was old-fashioned and not his type. And so, it all ended abruptly.

Linking to Sammi’s Weekend Writing Challenge: Obsolete in 24 words

55 word fiction: Love #AtoZChallenge

55 word fiction: Love

It had been a long time since they had met each other in person. Their love had gone ‘virtual’ for the foreseeable future in the face of lockdowns and quarantines. While it wasn’t something they were ever prepared for, they tried to take it one day at a time to adjust to the new normal.

I am taking the A to Z Challenge 2020 with Blogchatter and my theme is Microfiction

Wordless Wednesday: Greenery in all its hues

Greenery in all its hues

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.

– Khalil Gibran

Linking to Wordless Wednesday

L for Lost – #AtoZChallenge

L for Lost - #AtoZChallenge

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”

– Alfred Lord Tennyson

I am taking the A to Z Challenge 2018 with Blogchatter

A divided world

A Divided World

Everyday we hear and read about violence in various forms. We hear about hate, death and despair inflicted upon humanity across the planet.

We read about how arguments over the smallest of things could turn into national or international disasters if proper attention is not given. All this makes one wonder on how we can continue to live in such a divided world.

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Book Review – 31 Miles

31 Miles - Book Review

From social entrepreneurship to being the Chief Architect of a literature and cultural festival; from being the director of the National Institute of Jewellery in Delhi to penning down a novel, Vinita Bakshi has quite a multi-faceted personality.

31 Miles is her debut foray into writing. Does it work? Let’s check it out.

The blurb goes like this –

Mansa has the perfect family life—a husband, two daughters and a big house. But she feels that something is missing. After shifting to a major city, she decides to take the reins of her life in her own hands, she decides to step out and seek a career.

While enjoying the new-found freedom and confidence, she completely immerses herself in her work and her new life. Till one fateful day when she finds herself embroiled in a passionate affair—with an online lover. And then everything falls apart!

31 Miles is the story of a woman who rediscovers herself after marriage, and works towards self-emancipation. Will she give it all up for the elusive mirage created by the stranger? What turn will her life take next?

Vinita’s portrayal of Mansa’s world is so life-like. She’s had an arranged marriage and is happily settled as a homemaker with two daughters. Or is she really ‘happily settled’? Though her husband is really supportive and caring, she feels that there’s something missing in her life. We hear about so many Mansa’s around the world day in and day out, don’t we?

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100 word fiction – Deserted at the altar

Deserted at the altar

Deserted at the altar

“I guess this is it. We were meant to be together only till this point.”

“Are you out of your mind? All the preparations are done. Everything is finalized. The marriage takes place in 2 hours. And now you say that its over?”

“Yes, you heard it right. There’s someone else in my life.” And saying this, she walked away with tears in her eyes even before he could ask the questions swirling in his head.

Despite their numerous attempts, her parents hadn’t agreed to their relationship. And she feared that if they got together, their lives would be at stake.

Linking to Friday Foto Fiction by @twinklingtina & @Mayuri6 

Book Review – My Father is a Hero

My Father Is A Hero

My Father Is A Hero

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‘My Father is a Hero’ by Srishti Publishers is Nishant Kaushik’s fifth novel after four bestsellers. At it’s core, it is a heartwarming story of the love between a father and his daughter. Does it work? Let’s check it out.

The blurb goes like this –

Vaibhav Kulkarni has had few accomplishments worth boasting about in his modest life and career. Yet, his happy universe lies intact in the love and pride his ten-year-old daughter inspires in him.

Nisha Kulkarni justifies every reason to be the favourite child of Pune’s premier school – be it her academic brilliance, her exceptional facility with music, or simply her unassuming charm. With his daughter showing promising signs of a stellar success story, Vaibhav has made peace with own unrequited dreams of the past.

But when the girl mysteriously starts losing her mojo and spirals into despair and seclusion, Vaibhav faces the toughest test of his life as a single father – to reclaim his child’s trust and happiness. What distance will a middle-class man with limited means go to show his daughter the merit in believing in a dream? Read this gripping tale of love, courage, and of the emergence of an ordinary man as an extraordinary hero.

For starters, the book has a nice cover design which perfectly captures the essence of the story. Everything about it be it the bag or the father and daughter holding hands is so well thought of.

Nishant has a lovely story at hand. The book starts off slowly as it shows the deep bond of love between Vaibhav and Nisha. Along with going out of his way to ensure that the smile never leaves her face, he also makes it a point to instill the right virtues in her despite the challenges of bringing her up as a single parent.

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