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Hope, Home and Happiness

by Venky

(Photo Credit: Jodi McKinney)

Liz could not recall looking up at a clearer canopy of blue sky. Stretching as far as the eye could see, the sea of blue had her transfixed. A blob of milky white cloud right in the middle of her vision seemed like a trespasser who was suddenly rendered shock still by the beauty surrounding him. For some inexplicable reason the bloated cloud reminded her of a teddy bear which was the recent acquisition and obsession of her son, Adithya.

Remembering her tiny tot always brought a radiant smile to her face. Irrespective of her state of mind, he was her one constant spark of brightness and one inexhaustible source of joy and courage. Courage, a commodity which she needed in abundance and with urgency.

When she handed over her letter of resignation bidding goodbye abruptly to what otherwise was a promising career, her boss asked her in a sniggering vein, “all this for what?”

“A Home, Hope and Happiness”

(Word Count: 160)

This story has been written as part of the FLASH FICTION FOR ASPIRING WRITERS – FFfAW Challenge #199, more details about which may be found HERE

For reading similar entries submitted in response to the FFfAW Challenge #199 please click HERE

Thank You Jodi McKinney for the photograph!

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Still Loved...Still Missed January 8, 2019 - 9:42 am

That’s a lovely read.

venkyninja1976 January 8, 2019 - 12:24 pm

Thank you so much !

J.A. Prentice January 9, 2019 - 12:06 am

Wonderful story!

venkyninja1976 January 9, 2019 - 4:12 am

Thanks Much!

Priceless Joy January 9, 2019 - 9:49 pm

Excellent! I think she made a wise choice!


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