Saturday, June 11, 2011

The other day(s)-55 Fictions

This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 21; the twenty-first edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following Blog-a-Ton.

Like any mother, Kaveri loves playing with her one year old son.
One day, she was helping him to stand and walk
He was unable to relate with her moves.
He was misinterpreting  her directions.
He gave confused expression with a confused smile.
The kid has got no problem but Kaveri has got squint eyes.


Srinivas was waiting eagerly for his 6th birthday .
Everything was set for the evening occasion.
More guests were invited than he guessed.
He had never seen his mother in such a beautiful attire.
On that day, she had gifted him the most precious thing he could ever imagine.
He has a dad now. Step dad. 


Venkatamma was praying with submissiveness in the temple.
Her heart was dumped with mixed emotions and devotion.
Her husband's heart surgery was set for that day despite their pungent poverty.
That was her last visit to the temple.
She applied tilak on her forehead for the last time.
Next day was her compulsive Conversion into ... 


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Blasphemous Aesthete said...

The last one with the incomplete line, it could be a conversion into a devout too. :)

Nice reads, a different angle.

Blasphemous Aesthete

Aashish Sood said...

I liked the first one a lot! and nice set!

BTW, is it still a 55 fiction?


Read mine at The Other Day

Roshmi Sinha said...

Superb as ever. All the best for Blog-a-Ton :)

Mahesh Kalaal said...

@ Blasphemous Aesthete ,
hey buddy, in the last one, i left it incomplete deliberately to keep the matter of conversion open to any religion , though i wrote it keeping one particular religion in mind.

Thanks anyways, keep giving me ur feedback :)

@Aashish sood,
mmm .... its a 55 fiction. Doesn't it look like ?
anyways , thanks for the pat :)

@ Roshmi sinha ,
Thanks budddddieeee..... :) :)

aativas said...

All the stories are good .. bringing out different aspects of life

Someone is Special said...

Mahesh, hats off to your 55's.. as a mad fan of your creations I wish you to win this time.. Write on.. Wanna know what happened the other day?

Someone is Special

Sureindran said...

Hi Mahesh, another nice post from your end. Well written and full of messages. Motivating and inspiring. Keep writing!

Sureindran - The Other Day

Shilpa Nair said...

I didn't know whether to laugh or cry or do both. It was Brilliant. On one hand, it was entertaining but on the other, it makes u think. The 1st one was the best.

D2 said...

The first and the third were the best. Amazing 55ers. Really touching.
All the best for the BAT.

Enchanta said...

Well, all I can say is that I had to "follow" you once I got done reading the 55ers.

All the best!

Viyoma said...

You brought out the VOID filled in each, very well.
The 1st one, gave me goose bumps.

Nikhil Patokar said...

hi5 for you 55ers... nice read...


Though choice to make--- wife or Peace of mind...
Find out what happened - The Other Day on my blog -THE SILENT WORDS

Sweta said...

nice 55ers....
like all the three..

best of luck for BAT!

Fatima said...

wow...55 words! Amazing!

Best of luck!
Take Care.

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