Post-truth

“Don’t shoot the messenger!” “Who wants to? But what if they tinker with the truth?” “We live in the post-truth era. What is all this hullaballoo about truth? Whatever the media tells you is right.” “Bought media?” “Who do you think has not been bought? Don’t you do things for your boss that you don’t … Continue reading Post-truth

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The old man

The capitol grew rank in the summer heat, the humid streets clogged with sweating tourists and rats. They were all trapped in the same hole, after the announcement of sensitive political changes. Rescue teams were awaited to carry the tourists back home. Further entry of tourists was blocked, and airlines were instructed to refund full … Continue reading The old man

It could be God

“It’s the same silhouette again, which appears every evening.” “How do you know it’s the same one?” “I’ve been watching it from childhood, and seen it grow old. It walks exactly the same distance from one end to another, in my visibility range.” “Now I know… “, Sara sighed as if pitying my ignorance. “What … Continue reading It could be God

3 Views in a Mirror

Watson :     A broken mirror leads to a horror story…. Onlooker :  It is just a smoking-friendly place. Sherlock:    Section 420 of Indian Penal Code covers offences relating to cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property. If I were you, I would try to decode the other two numbers. https://only100words.xyz/2019/08/15/three-line-tales-week-185/

Honeymoon

“I’m not sure how are you going to live together.” “Baby, we are on our honeymoon…” “I’m not sure if I want to continue with the marriage. So many differences have surfaced already.” “We just had a fun-filled day capped by a candle-light dinner …” “But what about the night?” “Wait for the magic to … Continue reading Honeymoon