The Right Waves (#AtoZChallenge)

This is my 9th attempt at the month-long blogging challenge, Blogging from A to Z. I’ve completed it 5 times so far. My theme this year is 7 Sentence Fiction, and the word I’m using for W is Waves.

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The Right Waves

She sat there on the beach, looking at the sunset, and where things had gone wrong. Everyone else reminded her only of that.

A tug on the sleeve of her blouse broke her thoughts, and she turned.

“Amma, the waves keep washing my name away when I write it,” said her daughter, a pained look on her face.

She smiled. She couldn’t help but do so.

“Maybe they love your name too much, darling,” she replied, looking at one part of her life that had gone right.

Liked this? Maybe you can read some of my earlier posts: Stories | for A to Z 2018.

(© Vinay Leo R. @ I Rhyme Without Reason,
26th April, 2018)


Poetry & writing are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

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