Monday, April 14, 2014

Latika



The plot reverberated in his mind, the words as clear as crystal. Excited, he reached for his laptop, and then, as realization dawned on him, warm tears froze in the lump of his throat. An accident last year had led to immobility of his fingers, and he cried in hopelessness.

"Let me be your pen, and you be my words," Latika, his wife, sat beside him.

For a moment he was dumbstruck, and then, his renewed zeal narrated the story to her, as she typed it fervently.

Needless to say, it turned out to be the best story ever.



This 99 word fiction is shared with Blogging from A to Z April Challenge - L.

30 comments:

  1. There can be no bigger curse for a writer than to be not able to write. Thankfully your story had a happy ending :)

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    1. True ... a writer can never survive without writing :-)

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  2. I was not expecting a happy ending but wao. She set his pen on fire. Beautiful :)

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  3. Latika and her magic typewriter.....
    GoooD lines!

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  4. Ah! Women! :)
    This was magical.

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  5. I work in disability sector. Loved this post.

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  6. Oh wow ....Amrit this was so so beautiful .....the names in your stories are going to become famous someday :)

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    1. That's so kind of you Sushree ... thanks so much :-)

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  7. Ah brilliant! I love Latika! :)

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  8. ... ya laptop on top of goat's eye mountain ... so want summer to come ... can't wait ... hate winter ... but love also ... www.youtube.com/embed/E3Wxha4Z61M?rel=0

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    1. I hated winters....but have started loving it now ... anyways, summer is here to stay :-)

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  9. aw. that's simply sweet. haha. I hope I'd never experience that , though

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  10. Simple and very touching story. I love how you're able to capture these in very few words.

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  11. it hav become challangin for me, dat hw to complement u everytime...!!!1 <3

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    1. Ha ha ha ... I am glad you are liking my stories :-)

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