Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Day 7: Guilty

This year's theme is a story divided among 26 posts. Fear not though,the  entries can be read as stand alone pieces of flash/poetry.

DL 08 AA 1000 
The number that changed everything; that catapulted her from anonymous do-gooder to a full-blown activist. She didn't hide behind the garb of 'confidential sources' whilst declaring to the world the identity of the 'child killer' as he was dubbed. No. Sweet, innocent and ferociously determined Maryam gave her statement on national television. 
Her phone is engaged when I call. But her face is splashed all across TV along with the eight year old boy who is the only witness of the killings. I can't help but shiver at the thought of all the unwanted attention she is attracting. 
We still don't know who the car belongs to. Here's to hoping that it isn't some 'rich, spoilt brat' as Maryam so eloquently puts it. 

Crazy. This is insane. You shouldn't have interfered Maryam.
In a country where the law is literally blind,
It's foolish to think justice will always prevail...
Intrigued? You can read the story until now by clicking on M's tab above. Drop a comment and tell me what you think. Leave a link to your blog and I'll visit you soon.
P.S. I'm travelling today so today's post is picture-less and unedited. Sorry for grammatical errors if any!


  1. Mmmm... intriguing. Well done, Sania! :)

  2. It's a sad statement about the law being blind. Maryam is very brave.
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  3. An 8 year old witness, eh? I wonder how a court would see that witness.

    1. Had to google that one. Pretty surprising. :)

  4. Few words but such vivid description ...very well written :) such an amazing way of writing a full story and each part as a independent one . waiting for the next ones :)

    I have also joined the a-z challenge ....do drop by http://drsushreedash.blogspot.in/

    1. Thanks for dropping by. Hope to see you again. Would surely check out your blog. :)

  5. I am amazed and intrigued by the way you are handling the story! Brilliant!Aditi, dropping from A2Z


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