Thursday 24 November 2022

Smita Jain, Drabble 2022 Shortlist

 A Painful Saga

She screamed out of excruciating pain. A masked person pinned her hands down to the bed; another veiled person held her legs. She tried to push to no avail, noticing her husband standing helplessly in the far corner of the room.

The spotless white bedsheet eventually showed spots of crimson, followed by a wail that pierced the air. Those present in the room started to celebrate. 

“He is a very healthy baby boy,” said the doctor.

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