A pinch of salt on sugarcoated freedom - continued

by Sima Hegdekatte
(Bangalore, India)

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She sat there quietly. After five minutes uttered “Any specific reasons why I wasn’t chosen?”

Lilly gave a squeamish face “Nothing as such really, I voted for you though and heavily campaigned for you. Most people did seem to be on your side. But I guess they must have had their reasons.”

She smiled again. If this was a story she was editing she would have edited the phrase “the colour from her face drained”.

Ananth went back home that night and continued with his daily routine; ‘by-hearting’ his English textbook.

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Sep 21, 2014
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subtle
by: Kumuda

You have conveyed the idea in a very sensitive manner. excellent narration

Sep 20, 2014
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good
by: vimala

Well written, Sima.

Sep 05, 2014
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Good
by: NuggehalliPankaja

Reality subtly expressed

Sep 01, 2014
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Experience
by: Manohar Naidu

Always, there is light at the end of the tunnel, otherwise u cannot call it tunnel. Nice to read

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