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Five Sentence Fiction... Little Tara.

This week's word : DAZZLES.

        It was a bright, sunny day and little Tara's cheerful  disposition seemed to fill up the room with happiness....the spirited little girl had wowed one and all with her spunk and her determination.

        Tara's eyes lit up at the sight of her favourite  crayons and the drawing sheets....finally her dream would be coming true! she chirped as she inched towards her desk.

      With great concentration and a will power to match, Tara took the brightest of the crayons amid cheers of encouragement.

      In a matter of minutes, the sheet was filled with butterflies in vibrant colours, flitting among a bunch of pretty  purple coloured daisies.

     A huge round of applause by the doctors and the nurses reverberated across the room as they proudly celebrated the successful operation of little Tara....she had finally learnt to make use of her prosthetic arms as well as her prosthetic foot! Bravo!!


  1. My husband and I participate in Wounded Warrior and Challenged Athletes. The children at those events are incredible, how they can get around - full of a combination of stubborn determination and happy optimism, and they inspire me beyond belief to the best that I am capable of.

  2. Yes...I wish we could learn a thing or two from those brave little souls!

  3. Lovely story, Shilpa. Love when operations are successful & all is well :)

    1. Thank you, Anita!
      Yes, a successful operation does give a new lease of life to the patient...

  4. Heart warming story and I wonder how small kids can sustain so much to emerge victorious. They got through lotsa pain that what makes them winners:)

    1. Thank you, Vishal!
      Kids are the little packages that contain large amounts of strength and tolerance..!

  5. hats off to all the children like Tara. They are inspiration for many of us. great story (as always.. :)

  6. Hats off to this determination like Tara had in your story! Nicely portrayed the little star in 5 sentences.

  7. Absolutely beautiful.. I love stories with a happy ending. Specially like the ones you wrote.. (Smiling) :D

  8. Thank you, Anusree! I too like happy endings!

  9. I loved how you've created Tara's picture in our minds. Vibrant indeed :)

  10. she is a winner for showing courage to overcome her disability

    The Lone Survivor

  11. Brilliant... that was a wow post. Disability is a state of mind only.
    Tina from The Sunny Side of Life


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