Tuesday, 8 April 2014

A to Z Random Post # 7 G - The Guard !







We were returning from the festival when it happened.

He fell down on the road, unable to move.

Despite knowing that I disliked his drinks party , he’d drowned himself in alcohol.

And when his head kissed the road, I was all alone.

I couldn’t  wake him up ; and  there was no way to get some water to sprinkle on his face.

I could carry him home, but then,people might think I had harmed him.

Sigh…..

So I decided to wait and let him wake up, clearheaded.




Isn’t this what a good elephant should do for his mahout, tell me ?
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P.S : This is inspired by a real story of similar vein. Read it here.
        Special thanks to a good friend for fishing out the apt pic for this post.

Linking this to A toZ 2014 and the Ultimate Blogging Challenge.


31 comments:

  1. ha..ha...just one word ...mind blowing :):)

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  2. That's quite a different angle. Loved it

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  3. I loved it and have to say if he is going to get drunk then the elephant needs a new master and my son and I would be more than happy to take him.

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  4. I read the story first and did not realize what you had in mind till I saw the picture.Excellent

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  5. animals are indeed faithful to their masters :) good one sreeja :)

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  6. Oh this is brilliant, Sreeja. Loved it. :)

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  7. hey i love how u r personifying animals in these drabbles...!!

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  8. Awww man! We could learn a thing or two!

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  9. :O :O Brilliant one!!!! I totally loved this!

    ~S(t)ri
    Participant|AtoZ Challenge 2014
    Smile, it makes (y)our day!

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  10. A very well narrated story, Sreeja! The elephant is indeed the wisest animal :)

    Beauty Interprets, Expresses, Manifests the Eternal

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  11. Wow! Brilliant! This had to come from someone from the land of Poorams. :-)

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  12. Brilliantly done! Loved it!

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  13. I loved the twist, Sreeja :) Nicely done :)

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  14. Brilliant Sreeja....Absolutely brilliant!

    Random Thoughts Naba

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  15. Wow! That's a fantastic one, Sreeja!! Loved it :)

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  16. Just WoW... I look forward to these daily dose of incidents and twists... Gr8.

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  17. Awwwww!

    @TarkabarkaHolgy from
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  18. Oh i felt really sad about this, the bit that people might think he harmed the man :-( I went to sri lanka and met so many elephants, I love them, such regal, graceful even though big, just gentle giants. I have shelves and shelves of them at home...I miss my visit and hope one day I might get to go and see them again x PS Hello from another a-z blogger. How are you getting on with the challenge?

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  19. Haaaathi mera saathi :)

    PhenoMenon

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  20. ആനക്കഥ!!!!!!!!!!!!!! സൂപ്പര്‍

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  21. hahaha!! Fabulous! loved it! :D

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  22. Is the elephant going home after Thrissur puram? Lol Awesome work Sreeja!

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  23. Clever story! Love how you wrote it. Http://www.writer-way.blogspot.com

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  24. What a epic drabble. So nice to follow and connect with an a to z challenger, and I look forward to more posts. http://aimingforapublishingdeal.blogspot.co.uk/

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  25. Animals are amazing, loyal and loving. Great how you ended the story

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  26. good one, till I saw the picture, i did not know who you were talking about ! beautiful

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