Saturday, 11 May 2019

Young

                       
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          Prompt : In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about growing older. 


“You will give wannabe models a run for their money. 500+ likes on Facebook. You are 

ruling Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat “.

“Thanks, darling”.

“How do you manage to punch in all these things in 24 hours?”

“Time-management, Honey”.

“You seem to have drunk on the nectar of youth.  Are you ageing in the reverse? You 

seem to be Master of all trades. Fashion, literature, cookery, women’s empowerment.”

“Sweetheart, you start to age not by advancing years but when you stop growing. 

Jettison stagnancy. Encourage yourself and others. Love yourself, be your own friend”.

 “Yes Daadi”.

                                        Happy Mother’s Day.


                       Written for Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction.

                  

Word count : 99

Daadi means paternal grandmother in Indian language.

                         

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  3. Lovely words of advise by daadi.

    Happy Mother's day, Kalpana

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    1. This is a modern day Daadi and in touch with the times. Thanks Ruchira K for reading and commenting.

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  4. Oh I love this, especially: you start to age not by advancing years but when you stop growing.

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