Sunday, March 03, 2013

The Fan Refuses




Sweat beads trickle on my forehead, as I prepare myself for the long summer night. This is what I had been dreading for long.

Whatever I try, the fan refuses to run tonight.


This 33-word Micro-fiction is shared with Trifextra.





36 comments:

  1. If you move to Alaska you won't have many sweaty nights. :)

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    1. I know ... frosty nights will be the norm there :-D

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  2. :) :) I know what you mean...Hating the arrival of summer :(

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    1. Ya ... situations like these are painful :-(

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  3. Argh-don't even remind me!I dislike Summers specially where I live,it's very humid too!An interesting take on the prompt & dealt with adeptly:-)

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    1. Summer can be tough, specially in places like Kolkata where the humidity is so high :-)

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  4. I can picture this; but where I live right now a fan is about the last thing I would need. (Ha!)

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    1. Adn where I live, the fan is the first thing I would need :-P

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  5. Don't experience much of these nights in Scotland. Maybe you should move here GS :)

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    1. Thanks for the invite my friend :-)

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  6. Oh those unbearable summer nights. I never complain about winter anymore!

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  7. Never had a need for a fan. But I can sympathize with you.. :-)

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  8. Well done! The atmosphere you are attempting to create is easy to feel. The humidity is pouring off of your blog. :)

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    1. I hope this humidity is bearable ;-)

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  9. Those hot nights can be bad indeed.

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  10. I'm dying with you. Spent many nights like this. Well done!

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    1. Thanks for understanding the pain ;-)

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  11. I much prefer autumn and winter for this very reason :)

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  12. and of course it worked just fine until now...
    Nice little twist there, well done!

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  13. Right now, in the Northeast, I'd give for a sweaty night >__<

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    1. And I would prefer to be where you are ;-)

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  14. Oh no! I hate when the fan dies on nights like that. Nicely written piece!

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  15. Haha! So funny :P Poor you. I can understand what a non-functional fan can do for us Indians, that too in summers!

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    1. Yes, we are left to the mercy of electricity :-)

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  16. Oh yes,Indian summers merit a fan that too 24x7...

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  17. Ha. I know the feeling. We only get a half-dozen or so hot nights each summer, but the chances of the fan actually working when we need it? Slim, slim, slim.

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  18. Arrival of summer already scaring you!

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