tiny tale #48: Holed up

Earthlings used to worship me. Over the years, worship morphed into exploitation and contamination. I used to flow about in abundance, clear as the blue sky. Now I'm reduced to hiding in the deepest, darkest pits to save myself. I used to be called water, Now they call me liquid gold. (280 characters) This post … Continue reading tiny tale #48: Holed up

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tiny tale #47: Be cruel to be kind…

Alerted by the sound of approaching feet, whatever remained of the flock exchanged panic-stricken looks. The humans were back. Again! The drug trials were claiming more lives than ever. Each time, they were assured that the formula was finally perfected. But the trials never stopped. (280 characters) This post was written in response to the … Continue reading tiny tale #47: Be cruel to be kind…

tiny tale #46: Void…

On their first wedding anniversary, they got a beautiful, silver photo frame. Years later, he still can't bring himself to get rid of it.. the only physical reminder of her. The flowers beside it never wilted, unlike his marriage The frame remained empty, much like his broken heart. (280 characters) This post was written in response … Continue reading tiny tale #46: Void…

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) This post was … Continue reading tiny tale #45: Summertime

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) This post was written in response to … 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. Author's Note: A rather ironic tale, if I dare say so myself. Especially, since I … 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. Click here to read all my tiny tales. © 2018 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved. Follow me on Instagram | twitter |Facebook … Continue reading tiny tale #42: Revisit…

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*. This post was written in response to today's Daily Prompt: … 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! This post was written in response to the Daily Prompt: Tame Click here to read all my tiny tales. © 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved. Follow … Continue reading tiny tale #39: Taming the “beasts”