After 18 stories in 23 days and 7 days yet to go, I'm bringing this challenge to abrupt end. I know!It means that I failed woefully.What Happened? Stress at the office- has attacked a collected attitude needful for proper reasoning. A good writing requires cool headedness, not a scattered mind. I know things will get [...]
Double Dealer A lovely couple laughed heartily from a corner of the eatery. Suddenly, a woman walked to their table and demanded an explanation. The lady arched her brows and waited. "Honey, this is Callista, she's my colleague at work." They left while the content of two glasses ran down his face.
Male Child Siandi's mother died while giving birth to her and in his desperation to have a male child who would retain his family name, Siandi's father, Mr. Hendul Noku arranged for a man, who defiled her. She got pregnant at seventeen. But while giving birth to a female child, she died.
Sacked "Sacked? Why?" "Janey got sick, and with my boss's permision, I took the day off to take the poor cat to the clinic. Next day, at the office, a stranger sat put in my position." "Unbelievable" "He said I had a cat" "That's a terrible pet-hate" "I wish he was predictable."
Take Me They feed me and carry me about as if I'm crippled. I can neither see nor touch my great-great-great-grand-children. My bones quake within me. My strength is gone. Why, life, do you persist? Why, oh death, do you flee? Come to me now! Snatch me away! Take me to rest.