Rise and Fall

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He knew the end was near as darkness closed in. He gasped for air but the rope was tight around his neck. The faces of his mother and father flashed across his mind.


Newspaper headlines on the Bed screamed out


‘Superstar Akhil Kumar caught naked with an 8 year old boy in a police raid’.


P.S: 55 Fiction is a form of microfiction that refers to the works of fiction limited to a maximum of fifty-five words.


To read posts by other members of the Wordsworth Legion in the Super 4 Round, see here: Shilpa,PujithaSmithaTavishKshitijParth and Hitesh.




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40 comments:

  1. Great stuff...I'm following you and catching up on your past posts.

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  2. outstanding 55er LP... simply loved it... all the best!!!

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  3. This was a strong 55. Congrats on publishing this to the BPL. I will have a look at the contest later.

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  4. wowo this shud get some eyes rolling... as i read the first few words i thought it will be a girl 8 year old but oooops a shocker...

    nice one ... All the best

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  5. Brilliant 55er...Good luck with the contest!

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  6. Ooooh, loved the ending!! Great work!

    Hey, please check out my new blog post - there's an award waiting for you :) Cheers!

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  7. Wonderful 55er!!
    Loved it!!
    All the best for the contest.
    Cheers :)

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  8. Good job Vins. All the best for the contest. :)

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  9. Wow amazing 55-er LP.I wonder what the theme for this phase of the contest was.

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  10. Wonderful 55er, Vinita!

    Portrays the power of media so very well!

    All the best!

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  11. really nice one :) :) loved it :)

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  12. This is the power of media! Brilliant 55-er!

    Good luck.

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  13. I'm not familiar with this but so far, I enjoy reading you fictional stories. That picture of what looks like a child trapped in rubbles is so disturbing. Is it real?

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  14. Nice one LP!! Loved it.

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  15. super 55 vinita!

    best wishes for the contest!

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  16. Excellent title for the post on power of media :)
    Very well written!!

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  17. That ws sharp!! great stuff

    regards
    Vinu

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  18. excellent one LP.. good luck buddy :)

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  19. Excellent!! Media is indeed all powerful!

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  20. great microfiction LP! all the best!

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  21. I don't have anything to say LP :)
    U've just captured the power of the media so well in so few words :)

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  22. Corrine: Thanks :)

    Tavish: Thanks Dear :)

    Mr. Stupid : Do have a look at BPL...it is funnnn

    Bikramjit: Thanks :)

    PB: Thanks and wish you the same :)

    Venice: Thanks dear :) I am honoured

    Shilpa: Thanks dear :)

    Anju: Thanks sis:)

    Sam: The topic was 'Power of Media'

    Sonali: Thanks :)

    Smitha : Thanks :)

    Kanagu: Thanks :)

    Deeps: Thanks :)

    Purba : yep..that is the power of media..

    Rosebelle: This is fiction format called 55 in which you have to write a story in 55 words. The picture below is real..it is of a baby from BHOPAL GAS Tragedy which happened in India in 1984. I have participated in a blogging competition and my group has designed the magazine cover and our cover story covers the tragedy.

    evanscentthoughts: thanks:)

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  23. Smitha: Thanks :)

    Deepak : Thanks :)

    Aparna: Thanks :)

    CB: Shilpa garg has suggested the title...all credit goes to her..

    Vinu: Thanks :)

    Neha: Thanks dear:)

    Pallavi: thanks :)

    Zephyr: Thanks a ton :)

    PNS: Blush...thanks :)

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  24. you know i loved it.....no point of repeating it.... :D

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  25. a very interesting 55er.. all the best! :)

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  26. very interesting to read..great work!!!

    http://weddingonthecards.blogspot.com/

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  27. Brilliant. And I am glad we are talking about the danger of child abuse to little boys too.

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  28. Hey Vinita,
    the story is gripping.
    Jst spotted 2 minor errors.Pls dont take me wrong jst wondering whether it should have been, " Flashed before his eyes..." and 'an 8 year old boy' ?
    ANyways good job..
    ATB for Super 4 results..:D

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  29. Hitesh : Thanks :)

    Leo: Thanks :)

    Sovina: Thanks :)

    IHM: Thanks :)

    Vibhuti: Thanks for pointing out the errors :) I have rectified them...just overlooked them silly me :P it was very sweet of you to let me know...

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  30. useless lift .... another position of yoga by baba RAMDEV

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  31. Wow...I never knew that one can write fiction in 55 words.
    Then again came to know from ur blog!!
    Good work on dat one!!! :)

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  32. Good stuff LazyP

    reminded me of Madhur's Page 3.

    nicely done.

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  33. HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS ON THE GREAT WIN!!!!

    CHEERS!!!

    HOPE TO SEE YOU LIFT THE TROPHY!!

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  34. Congrats LP! A deserving post indeed!

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  35. Oopsy has missed this!!
    Good one LP!! :)
    And congrats on topping!! :)

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