tiny tale #45: Summertime

Summer was in. The school was out. While kids his age were spending the summer obsessing over video games, Adi had other plans. Volunteering to help clean up the local beach was his favourite summer activity. Adi loved to make a difference; Saving the environment, one beach at a time. (280 characters) Written in response … Continue reading tiny tale #45: Summertime

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tiny tale #44: Chains…

Abuse and pain were all he knew. The numerous scars on his body attested to his suffering. The wounds had healed, but the scars remained... Even now, the very sight of chains has him cowering... whining in pain. The rescue pup has a long road to recovery. (247 characters) Written in response to the Twittering … Continue reading tiny tale #44: Chains…

tiny tale #43: World Environment Day Special

Thousands of saplings were planted, The ever-diminishing greenery heaved a sigh of relief. But Mother Earth had more pressing worries, for, along with the saplings came thousands of plastic covers... abandoned... left to the mercy of the Forces of Nature. Image courtesy: Pixabay Author's Note: A rather ironic tale, if I dare say so myself. … Continue reading tiny tale #43: World Environment Day Special

tiny tale #42: Revisit…

Umbrellas lay forgotten, Shoes were tossed carelessly, They let go of all their inhibitions, chased each other and danced in the pouring rain. Childhood had checked itself in at the old age home. Image courtesy: Pixabay Follow me on Instagram | twitter | Facebook © 2018 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved.

tiny tale #41: Murder, Mystery… #MicroMondays

No signs of forced entry. But there was a criminal. The body on the floor was proof of that! Fingerprints, witnesses - none. But the janitor's freely volunteered alibi cracked the case wide open. A 33-word story written in response to the #MicroMondays edition 2 prompt: "But there was a criminal." hosted by Namy and Varad. Click … Continue reading tiny tale #41: Murder, Mystery… #MicroMondays

tiny tale #40: Forever

She debated with herself for a while, before finally succumbing to his charms. She'd always had a soft spot for dogs. That day, the senior shelter dog that no one had wanted to adopt finally found a forever home. And they lived happily ever after*. Written in response to today's Daily Prompt: Succumb * This … Continue reading tiny tale #40: Forever

tiny tale #39: Taming the “beasts”

The Wi-Fi was playing hide and seek. The humans had finally started talking to each other... Fate smiled slyly. It had found a way to tame the humans! Written in response to the Daily Prompt: Tame Click here to read all my tiny tales. © 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved. Image courtesy: Pixabay

tiny tale #38: The mask…

He wore a mask to make others laugh for a living, but no one noticed the pain behind his smiles when he took off his mask. (123 characters) Written in response to the Twittering Tale #52 photo prompt. The challenge is to tell a story based on the given photo prompt in 140 characters or … Continue reading tiny tale #38: The mask…

tiny tale #37: Shortcut to heaven…

Cold weather, A blanket, a book, and a steaming mug of coffee... It turns out that there's a shortcut to heaven after all! Author's note: I hope you had a great weekend! Thanks for reading and if you wish to reach out, do follow me on Instagram @my.random.ramblings Click here to read all my tiny tales. … Continue reading tiny tale #37: Shortcut to heaven…

tiny tale #36: It’s the thought that counts…

chocolate, food, temptation, craving, diet

The burnt-at-the-edges and wobbly-in-the-middle, chocolate cake baked by her little sister, was the birthday gift she loved and cherished the most. Author's Note: Sometimes, it's the little things that count. It's these small gestures that bring a smile to our faces and gives us the warm fuzzies! Happy Independence Day, fellow Indians. #ProudToBeAnIndian I'll reply … Continue reading tiny tale #36: It’s the thought that counts…