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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #168

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PROMPT #168

SITUATION

A breakdown in domestic water supply

CHARACTERS

  • President of a municipal corporation
  • A harangued home-maker
  • Founder of a fund-raising startup
  • Seller of water tankers 
  • A poet/writer

COMPLEXITIES WHICH CAN BE ADDED

Work-from-home scenarios, Covid, weather or whatever you can think of.

TASK

Write a story as small as a sentence, or as large as 500 words, or somewhere in between. I promise to read the entire piece.

If you can tell a poetic tale or write a ballad, you are most welcome to do it.

The story has to be from the perspective of any one of the given characters. The other characters in the piece can be one or more of those listed here or any other character you can introduce in the plot. No restrictions on those self-driven bots which take over your thoughts.


sometimes pain is so intense

grief so unbearable

heart writhes mind numbs

but

tear glands refuse to release

a single tear

a total water breakdown

of water

have you ever experienced

About Indira

I knew all along that life is about, love, compassion, compatibility and friendship, but now I have discovered that life is also about sharing the thoughts, encouraging others and getting encouraged. So here I am with my blogs about life, friendship, love, and whatever life has taught me.

9 responses »

  1. A pain that’s so profound. Well expressed, Ma’am, loved your take. 🙂

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  2. Gosh! How painful would that be!

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  3. Reblogged this on Reena Saxena and commented:
    a take on grief …. by Indira in response to Exploration Challenge #168

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  4. I feel that mighty release of emotion in your poem!

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