aniruddha pathak

55 words or less: Gamble

In 55 words or less, story on June 27, 2009 at 19:43

She was stressed and tried hard to stay calm. Debt was mounting.

“Mom when can we have food”

“Wait for your dad son, we’ll eat together”

And then the bell rang.

“I lost today. I’m sure I will win tomorrow”

Then she mixed the poison in food to eat.

P.S: It’s my first attempt at 55 words or less-fiction. I got to know about this concept first from ki’s blog.

  1. interesting concept and good first attempt 🙂
    I am blogrolling you


  2. Uh Ohh….
    I hope you continue this one! 🙂


  3. Hey!! Nice work I still have a 55 Fiction to write. But your concept is really good. Loved it.


  4. 😦 this is so heartbreaking and sad… 😦
    great 55er but very morbid 😦

    PS:- ‘morbid’ was conveyed so accurately so that means a great 55er 😀


  5. Lovely concept and well executed … 🙂


  6. Nicely done!


  7. nice!!:)


  8. Nice one 🙂 but sad 😦


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