18. What she doesn’t know won’t hurt her

Have you ever wondered If it is always necessary To tell the truth, the whole truth? If you have found out some facts That could hurt a friend Or disrupt her life forever. Do you still divulge the truth? Or spare her anguish, thinking : “What she doesn’t know won’t hurt her!” Written for Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/ice-cream-cone-melting-hot-1274894/ Continue reading 18. What she doesn’t know won’t hurt her

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17. Sorrows of the soul.

When a loved one passes away The world seems to come to an end. You go through the rituals associated with death. Burial, condolence, commiseration, sympathy. You force yourself to go through the motions. Then you start eating and drinking, sleeping and waking. Onlookers think you have come to terms with your loss. Little do they know sorrows of the soul last a lifetime.   … Continue reading 17. Sorrows of the soul.

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14. Don’t tell me it’s fate

You do not take the initiative And keep wasting opportunities. You watch Netflix all night, Then sleep half the day. You spend a lot of time planning, But never put a plan into action. You are the one holding yourself back. Don’t tell me it’s fate !       Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/ice-cream-cone-melting-hot-1274894/ Featured image credit : https://pixabay.com/ Continue reading 14. Don’t tell me it’s fate

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13. Call the plumber, I am stuck

“House hold repairs are no big deal. I wonder why people pay so much money for them ? The drain is clogged? Don’t worry. I will have it unblocked in no time. Oh ! There seems to be a problem. Call the plumber, I am stuck !!”       Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/ice-cream-cone-melting-hot-1274894/           Featured image credit : https://pxhere.com/en/photo/1588859 Continue reading 13. Call the plumber, I am stuck

12. An inch worm made me do it.

The little fairy sat under a mushroom weeping her eyes out. A mischievous elf had crept up beside her and snipped away her wings. They would grow back eventually but the poor fairy would be miserable meanwhile. Now the elf sat beside her on the grass, repentant on seeing the poor creatures anguish. He kept saying again and again, “The inch worm made me do … Continue reading 12. An inch worm made me do it.

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11, Killer of plasma TVs

When plasma TVs made their appearance, they were thought to be the bees’ knees and the cat’s meow of the television industry. This was not strange as all technological innovations are given a warm welcome while older models get the proverbial cold shoulder. Plasma TVs had a great reception and picture quality. This new technology allowed TV sets of bigger sizes than had ever been … Continue reading 11, Killer of plasma TVs

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10. Regretful happenings

This year 2020, was the beginning of a new decade of the 21st century. With technological advancements like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology becoming household words we were all set for conquering the universe as well as our own mortality. We were also developing a social conscience (albeit a forced one due to difficulties caused by global warming). Most of the world was banning single use plastics … Continue reading 10. Regretful happenings

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8. If only we could…..

If only we could turn back time, And do over certain parts of life. If we could think of comebacks The moment we needed them. If we could visualise the outcome Of our actions and decisions, But “if only” and “what if” are pretty useless. “So what” is a better idea ! Written for July writing prompts 2020. Photo credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/ice-cream-cone-melting-hot-1274894/ Continue reading 8. If only we could…..

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7. The cupboard of abundance

My granny had a large cupboard in a less frequented part of the house. It was made of dark and heavy wood. The doors were decorated with a lovely border. To my six year old self, this cupboard seemed cavernous and magical in its contents. Granny kept her spare / extra groceries in this cupboard. The regular use provisions were kept in the kitchen cabinets. … Continue reading 7. The cupboard of abundance