Friday, August 2, 2019

SOMETIMES LIFE IS..


He was the boy who had just entered the twin digit age.. 

  • Too straightforward,
  • inquisitive,
  • experimental in nature and
  • ever ready to learn the 'Right' alone..
His Mom said,

“Go to the Temple, Pray to God and come back. The Almighty sure takes care of you!”

The boy was too enthusiastic and he believed his mom a total 100% there. Accordingly, he went to the Temple and exactly did what his mom told but for ringing the bell, as he jumped the 3rd time, he was harshly told by the Authorities not to cause nuisance in the premises..

Leaving the young mind totally confused and tensed up for a while where he believed beyond!

He got a lower Grade in one of the subjects of his half yearly exams which earlier he claimed at home having answered the best..

The mom sent his elder brother to the Institute to enquire about the low marks. There, the elder brother quickly found that the scoring appeared right only when the same explained to him by the Authorities with a vengeance and hurt feeling in their minds for pointing out unnecessarily..

The hurt continued, the anger was no less and when the boy not knowing all that was actively playing inside in the compound area, the washed waters of lunch box were thrown on him as if the boy was unnoticed..

Leaving the young mind totally confused and tensed up for a while where he believed beyond!

He was interacting with a man who made friendship with his father expecting a favor from the dad. When the dad did not yield there and followed the right.. 


The man who appeared as dear friend till then turned hostile, showed his wrath and pent up emotions in front of the boy scolding him and his dad beyond..

Leaving the young mind totally confused and tensed up for a while where he believed beyond!

The boy was traveling with parents and on the way they had to wait for the next transport at a central area around 8 PM. Meanwhile the boy had to attend to the nature’s call. He told his mom and walked a little away towards the bushes on the side.. 

When he reached there, a tall hefty man guarding the area held the boy, made him walk some distance away from the place to a corner when the boy's heart beat had gone beyond with tears rolling down,.....

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The Post is written in line with this week's IndiSpire Prompt Can you keep the reader guessing? Share a short story with a surprise ending. #StorySurprise

Keyword: LIFE

12 comments:

  1. Indeed, thats a great surprise to see the kids grow step-by-step and achievement after achievement. And it feels superb to get the view all of that lovely phases live :) A lovely post.

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    1. Thanks Tara! Happy to such a nice Comment on this Post!

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  2. So glad for him that he found an 'illuminated ' clean place ... Powerfully presented sir with various incidents making him doubt , learn , get impressed by, grow and finally believe again :)

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    1. Thanks Kokila! The right expressive comment on the Post!

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  3. Oh! I was relieved at the end! I was worried for the little boy that some danger might be lurking from somewhere. Glad that he found a "tidy, clean'' place... :-)

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    1. A note worthy comment here on learning! Thanks a lot, Maniparna!

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    1. Thanks Archana for leaving such appreciative Comment on the Post!

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  5. Pheww! So relieved with the climax! You almost scared me :)
    How beautifully woven!

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    1. Thank you Leena for appreciating the climax part of it! It's all part of learning thru' life!

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    1. Thanks Somali.. Happy to hear that from Top Bloggers like you!

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