Saturday, 13 May 2017

the golden touch



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King Midas tried to shake his daughter violently hoping to infuse life into her

gold metallic body but alas, the golden pupils stared back at him lifelessly.




His working hours extended into evenings and slowly

nights too consumed him.



The CEO  hardly saw his little daughter and she 


desperately wished his presence on her birthdays,


school meetings and dance competitions.





He knew she would hug and kiss him today and he


would not disappoint her and he had ordered her


favourite chocolate cake.



She didn't wish him on Father's Day and the cake 


lay untouched on the dining table.



The teen's changed taste left a bad taste in the 


father's mouth.





                              written for : Six Sentence Stories