aniruddha pathak

55 words or less: Innocence

In 55 words or less on August 24, 2009 at 16:27

He felt like grabbing those balls of fire that were hanging, red, blue, yellow and green.

Suddenly the place was crowded, and he felt suffocated.

It was his turn now, and his mom helped him go through it.

He was however baffled to see that

“Mumma why is the elephant sitting on the mouse?”

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  1. Ganpati Bappa Morya ! I’m missing Mumbai Ganesh Utsav 😦

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  2. :)…I felt dumb for some seconds…And then it hit me! (blush) 😀

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  3. 🙂 The celebrations are hge in bombay hai na..
    i really want to see it some day!

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  4. the last sentence was classic! 🙂

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  5. LOL!

    You know what I was thinking. Was trying hard to relate some disney show with “elephant sitting on mouse”….and then I thought, ‘wait. i dont think an elephant ever sat on mickey mouse. so what is this about. Okay M, read it again’.

    Well I cheated. I read the comments.. and NOW I get it!! 😛
    😀

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  6. cuteeee! 😀

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  7. Heheh kids love this God for some reason. The child’s thoughts are very well captured 🙂

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  8. Poor mouse. Ganeshji has been sitting on it forever.
    The celebration here is pretty low key this time, hai na? I have noticed you use a lot of mother-son situations while writing. Are you your mom’s favourite?

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  9. Sweet.. actually more than the mouse I pity Ganesh ji, it must be uncomfortable for Him but still he manages without distressing the mouse..
    you’ve tempted me to to try these 55 words exercises again ..

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  10. heyy…after reading the comment box i got to knw dat its realated to ganesh utsav.otherwise i dint get it at first.. 🙂

    And in Delhi its not celebrated…so i hv nvr seen it 😦

    May be in near furture wud get the opportunity to feel and see dis celebration.. 🙂

    take care..

    enjoy life..

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  11. happy ganesh!!!

    good one!

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  12. good one!!

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  13. Hey! happy ganesh chaturthi to you!

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  14. Oh my! Nice way to stump us 😀

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  15. I really didnt get it at the first read! Then saw ganeshotsav as a label and eureka!!

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  16. Clean bowled dude. Nice one.

    Keep Rocking,
    PN.

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  17. Awww…how innocent!!

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  18. thats was really a sweet one. 🙂
    God bless!!

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  19. @oRange do you write a blog?

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  20. yaap. just started though ..some days back!

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  21. heheeh.. You know..I missed it at first and re-read it..then got it.. heheh Sillly me!! 🙂
    U could have posted it as quiz for dumb people like me.. 😛

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  22. Nice one. Fodder for godly thought….

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  23. I read it twice and then I saw the tag of ‘Ganeshotsav’to understand it.. Very nicely described.. I found it very cute..

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