Short Stories/Micro Tales

The Last Letter From His Father

When Sam was a kid, his father used to keep rewards and punishments, a surprise. Sam sometimes got a dessert on flunking an exam, but also got grounded sometimes for doing something good. The only exception was the star (a silver-colored plastic cutout) that he received whenever he gave his 100 percent, irrespective of results.… Continue reading The Last Letter From His Father

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Short Stories/Micro Tales

Whose fault is it if a 5-year-old kid coughs like a 50-year-old man?

*Cough Cough* It coughed and coughed, and the passengers on the other side kept on speculating about its smoking habits until they get to know its age. Only weather and DNA can make a 5-year-old kid cough like a 50-year-old man. So whose fault is it? Well, it’s its ancestors’ fault. Note: Maybe we can’t do… Continue reading Whose fault is it if a 5-year-old kid coughs like a 50-year-old man?