Mr. Sharma was bit depressed and angry. His son has not come to meet him from 10 days. Mrs. Sharma was getting habitual with the fact but Mr. Sharma was not able to swallow the bitter pill that his son is now living separately.
He was so eager to meet him that he bump on every sound of gate. Someone is at the door but he was not getting up to open it. He don’t want to be disappointed again but this time his son Tarun actually came.
Tarun – “Happy Father’s day Dad.”
Mr. Sharma – “I don’t want to talk to you. Where have you been? ”
Tarun – “Sorry Dad, I was busy with work. The Office schedule was hectic this week.”
Mr. Sharma – “Oh! Now office is more important than your parents.”
Tarun – “You were never there for parents – teacher, my plays, sports day because of your office commitment. I learned from you that work is more important than family. ”
Mr. Sharma has not expected this reply. He was flabbergasted just looking intently to his son.
It’s Sunday, David is excited as every Sunday he goes for a walk with his father in the evening. They explore new areas of the city. This Sunday they were planning to go rock garden.
Once they reached rock garden, David started running all around, accidentally he hit with a wall.
He looked at wall curiously and asked his father, “This wall is so huge and also triangular in shape. Is there any significance of this wall? Is this related to Egyptian Mummies?”
Father replied, “No, it is not related to anything. It is just a wall”
He asked same question again and again. At last his father get annoyed and created a story. He said, “Yes, it is related to Egyptian mummies. Egyptian want there culture to be expanded. So they created a pyramid over here also.”
David replied, “Really?”
Father said, “No, I had just weave that story because you were annoying me”
David get a bit upset but then smiled and said, “Sorry Father”.
Little Tanya always wanted a little brother but now when he is here, she didn’t like him very much. He gets all the attention from parents.
On her 6th birthday party, while playing hide and seek with friends, she saw a boy troubling his little brother. She didn’t like it and in fit of rage she pushed the boy. Parent punished her for this behavior but she was feeling good because the feeling of jealousy is gone now she understands the love for her brother.
Word count – 84
This is a effort to write story based on photo. Part of Friday Fictioneers, other posts can be found here