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.
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
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
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
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…
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…
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…
She played her favourite song in an endless loop, over and over again until she could sing along without missing a beat.... Okay, raise your hand if you have ever done this! 😁 😂 I do this all the time and that probably explains why a very good part of brain storage deals solely with song lyrics. If … Continue reading tiny tale #35: An endless loop!
He peeked through the blinds, camera in hand, careful not to make any sound. He was determined, to snap a photo of the rather elusive Blackbird. (140 characters) Written in response to the Twittering Tale #33 photo prompt. The challenge is to tell a story based on the given photo prompt in 140 characters or less. Please … Continue reading tiny tale #34: Lying in wait
" Mommy, why didn't the car stop? You are supposed to stop your car on a zebra crossing. My teacher said that it's the rule. Everyone should follow the rule, shouldn't they? Turn why didn't he follow the rule, mommy? " As usual, the mother had to think for a while before answering her seven-year-old … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Zebra crossing (tiny tale #33)