Tag Archives: A Month of Mini Writing Challenges 2017
You’re on your way to work and a new, strange-looking shop has opened overnight. You are drawn to it and go in but what – or who – is inside? Tell us in less than 100 words.
A blood-red painted shop with a signboard in white ‘KILLING IS FUN, JOIN IN’ was strange enough for me to enter the shop. It was full of various kinds of Mannequins.
The receptionist, with a counter full of knives, invited,’ choose any knife, put the face of the one you want to kill on any mannequin and stab as much you like, you’ll feel light-hearted.’
My obvious choice was my rude boss.
I stabbed it to my heart’s content.
Delighted, I turned and noticed my boss entering the shop.
His face was still intact on the mannequin.
- Write a poem about boundaries or a boundary. Any length.
Written for the challenge-99 words
I’m sitting on a rock on the sea beach watching the immersion of the Idols of Maa Durga, Just four days ago we were worshiping him with full fun and frolics, with flowers and sweets. Now it is time for him to go back to his heavenly abode, hence the immersion in the sea. Waves reverently envelop her slowly and take him down under the sea. I feel sad.
After one week I’m sitting at the same place. I observed remnants of those beautiful idols washed ashore by the waves. Sea never keeps anything. It returns whatever is offered to it.
‘ I was out for 5 minutes and you all raised hell,’ our class teacher scolded us,’ now whoever was shouting stand up on the bench.’
There was a chorus, ‘ it wasn’t me, madam.’
‘Tell truth or get punishment.’
I took the lead,’ sorry madam, it was me.’
As soon as she praised me for honesty, whole class shouted ’it was me madam.’
‘Copy cats, stand up on the bench’, she ordered.