Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Sabarmati Ashram






The corroded sheet of the gate had withstood the test of time and was 

merely teetering to the old rusted hinges. It made a creaking sound as any 

visitor tried to push it signalling the inmates of an arrival.


He held the postcard and curled his lips.


The recipient was an ordinary soul whose extraordinary thinking and way of life 

catapulted him into the league of men who could re-write the destinies of 

millions.

The path of 'ahmisa' or non-violence was a tool to fight the British Empire 

without bloodshed.


        The postman read the brief address: “Mahatma Gandhi, India.”



                       Written for : Friday Fictioneers and thanks you David Stewart for the photo prompt.