A three sentence story

It was a windy night, with the wind howling in the narrow streets and banging on grimy glasses of closed windows.

The little child walked slowly through those narrow streets but her occasional sobs audible inside the homes with paper thin walls had no effect on the families inside, for food was scarce for their needs as well.

No one saw the mad old lady living in a tent at the end of the street giving her only piece of bread to the hungry child, but everyone saw the child crying over the old lady’s body the next morning.


Bread –





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4 thoughts on “Bread

  1. It was really touching, ended as abruptly as it began, leaving a big scar in my heart. Beautifully narrated, you have shown how a story of a thousand words can be summed up in just three sentences.

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