Tuesday, September 20, 2005

A Love Story (in 55 Words)

She met him at a party and they couldn't take their eyes off each other. Lust turned to love and they discovered they were soulmates. Then her parents found her a "suitable" boy working in the US and his parents married him to a "homely" girl who didn't party. And they lived happily ever after.

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Thanks Rohan for this different tag. :-) I am passing it on to tag to Harini, vettymax, jinguchakka, eroteme, littlecow and kaps. C'mon ppl its story time! :-)

Updated: Check this out. It has a great collection of 55 word stories

18 comments:

harini said...

g8 story! very apt for recent times!:)

themoon_goddess said...

ok, me first....

It was 5 years after which they met, by the time which both had kids. They realized that they were still in love with each other.Ta Da!!! Enter the villain..the girl's chubby hubby!!

ok, who's next?

P.S.:May sound like a tamil film, but plz excusez moi!

janani said...

@harini - Yeah baby! :-) Confirms to our long discussions right? ;-)

@nila - Hey nice! :-) Try writing stories for thamizh/hindi movies. :-)

Vetty Max said...

Fair story. Predicting your future by any chance? ;)

Writing a short story itself is tough...and writing it in 55 words...seems really daunting...anyways will try it.

Point 5 said...

...they lived happily ever after.....until they accidentally bumped into each other at Times Square

Rohan Kumar said...

@pointy will u ever give up coming up with ur contrived endings to other ppl's stories :)

Janani Nice story, I guess thats how most love stories go too

sandeep said...

nice story:-) and me seconds harini on this!

Sidewinder said...

Nice story :)) the 'suitable boy' and the 'homely girl' always never meet each other :((

totti said...

Nice one. I liked Pointy's line as well :p

janani said...

@vmax - This should be taken to be just what it is - a story. Cha, this is why I've stopped writing stories! :-)

@.5 - ... And they rediscovered their passion. So they started having an affair and all lived happily ever after! :-)

@rohan - Yeah I guess this is how most ppl want their stories to end too I guess.

@sandeep - Hmmm siding up with H??? :-)

@sidewinder - Hey that's an interesting thought. :-) If I ever produced a movie it would be something complicated like this. :-)

@totti - Thanks! :-)

Eroteme said...

Nice story... What is the tag? Writing a love story in 55 words, or writing a story in 55 words? Exact 55? +/- N?

janani said...

@? - The tag is to write a story in 55 words or less. Any story will do, but I like love stories! :-)

Kaps said...

I noticed this tag just now. I'm not gud @ writing stories....especially when it is under the public eye. anyway will give it a try.

Jinguchakka said...

hi ya! lol. on the net after a long time and so the enthu hi. I love this tag for a change. Story!! Hmmm... Give me some time na. I'll honour your tag. Your story is good. I actually checked out for redundant words. Couldn't find one. Good one. Am reminded of Archer's twist in the tale story collection.

janani said...

@kaps - Please do give it a try. It is not as difficult as it seems.

@jinguchakka - Heyy! :-) Gud to see you again. :-) Aaaaah you are comparing this story to Archer's? Now I am happpeeee! :-)
Put up your tag soon! :-)

TSU said...

While Keith was browsing the blogs he came across the Sarah's blog. Their interest's matched and their thoughts readily touched. After learning their values, they fell in love. Got married a day after, they lived happily ever after.

Nice story on your blog ...

janani said...

@sundeep - Hey that's a nice story. Once the tinsel world catches up with the blog phenomenon, I am sure this will become a movie! :-)

Pallavi said...

Wow!! what a cruel way of putting the reality of life. Sad that its true.