Never an easy journey – A Micro-fiction

by Chandrika R Krishnan

Anne felt the feather-light brush on the underside of her breast and looked up sharply. She sighed at his studiously cultivated look of innocence.

When Anne got onto the home-bound bus, she had quite forgotten the ordeal of her college-going days. Nothing much has changed in the intervening years, she muttered as she removed the crocheted knocker from under her dress and said loudly. ‘Here! This will make your life easier.’

Horrified, he jumped off the running bus, while she in her colourful scarf covering her baldness, chuckled amidst appreciative cheers. She continued on her journey towards remission.

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Author’s note: This 100 word story has to begin with a journey and end in one.


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Chirag August 22, 2023 - 10:59 pm

Amazingly short, precise and talking about past present and future all in the expected parameters. Kudos. Good job

Sonia dogra August 23, 2023 - 6:04 am

The ordeal never ends, no matter what. Covered a lifetime in hundred words. Great job!


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