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 “.
“How do you manage to punch in all these things in 24 hours?”
“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”.
Happy Mother’s Day.
Written for Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction.
Daadi means paternal grandmother in Indian language.