Saturday, April 2, 2016

Brevity #ATOZCHALLENGE

I have always been a fan of short fiction. I love the way the tiny tales seem to pack a punch in such short verses. As they say, Brevity is the wit of the soul. I am going to try and use that in the below verses. When I first started thinking about the topics , somehow I wanted to write about anything and everything that started with the letter 'B'. Finally, I decided I shall indeed write about all of them. So here we go. - short fictions on different things - Betrayal, Bold, Beautiful, Brave, Bird,  Binoculars, Broken, Book

#1
Betrayal of the worst kind.
He looked at his mother with accusing eyes.
The promised candy happened to be on the doctor's table. 

#2
Be bold they said. 
Be beautiful they said. 
Being both, she wondered why no one told her about the ensuing loneliness. 

#3
Brave face on, she watched
As the tattoo took the shape of a free bird
Somehow the pain in her heart seemed more tolerable now

#4
Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder
To him, it was her eyes that held him captive
Even through binoculars, they seemed to look right into his soul

#5
Broken heart. Betrayed soul. 
They searched for happiness in the bookstore
Cupid smiled as they both picked the same book


16 comments:

  1. Wonderful short fiction! Love the humor in #1 and #5, and #2 and #3 are just beautiful.

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  2. I love them all! I too love short fiction, but I'm finding that perhaps I've given myself too small a limit this month. So long as I'm writing every day I guess it's okay.

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    1. Thanks Alex ! Yeah, it's okay as long as you are writing :)

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  3. Wonderful! Fiction is challenging and short fiction all the more so.. Good job
    :)
    @yenforblue from
    Spice of Life!

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  4. Ohh Gayathri, these are great! Each one, indeed, is notable for its brevity.

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  5. Wow. These are awesome. Short and deep(some) and thoughtful.
    I can never write short stories. I am thing for detail. I will even explain the dust that will be flying around., its shape and texture.
    So, how do you do it?

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    1. Thanks :) For me, short stories are easy to come ! Words stripped to their bare minimum.

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  6. Very Creative <3 Good luck with the challenge <3 I'll be back <3

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  7. #3 just spoke to me! Lovely ones, Gayathri!
    Cheers,
    Deepa
    Deepa’s Kaleidoscope

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