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Five Sentence Fiction...The tempest.

This week's word : PAGES.


       The incessant rain drumming on the tin roof night and day drove her crazy....she hadn't slept a wink in the last two days. Add to that the constant grumbling of her grandmother about how she should now remarry and "settle down in life".  Hadn't she been through enough already?  Her tumultuous marriage...love marriage... to Vijay, the constant bickering as a result of his philandering, the violent fights that drained her of her energy and then the final blow of the divorce notice that came knocking at her door on her birthday!
      "The story of my life would fill up a thousand pages of an award-winning novel", she sniggered.

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  1. That's a positive approach :)
    Good one!

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  2. Woah! Sad one. Nicely expressed! :)

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  3. Yup, the story of many. Well done.

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  4. Ouch! At least she keeps her wits about her and pushes onward. :)

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  5. A failed marriage is toughest to handle.. great story..

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  6. Well expressed, Shilpa. May she write the novel...& make the most of her life's story...

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  7. At least the last line brings in some hope in her life...hopefully ....

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  8. Poor lady she has had enough of woes in her life. very well written Sushree.

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  9. thats the way to look at it - its all experience which teaches you to be wise


    Tina from The Sunny Side of Life

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