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ย Just as I was leaving, I heard it. A tiny voice whimpered, ‘We’re too late. He’s going away!’

There she was, all of six, standing at the water’s edge,next to her mom.

The moon said, ‘Go ahead, take a few more minutes ‘.

Beaming, I glowed warmly and set on the dusky horizon.

This is written in response to the theme prompt ‘ Just as I was leaving’ for the week of 55-word posts over atย 
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Shailaja V

Hi there! I'm Shailaja Vishwanath, a blogger with 12 years of blogging experience and a parent to a teen. I work as a digital marketing and social media consultant. From positive parenting tips to useful productivity hacks, social media advice to blogging advice, you'll find them all right here. Welcome to my blog.


cynk · January 21, 2014 at 3:26 am

Oh, lovely!

Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 3:44 am

Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

Mama - Mia · January 21, 2014 at 6:09 am

๐Ÿ™‚ sigh! ๐Ÿ™‚

Uma · January 21, 2014 at 6:23 am

how lovely!…very creative, Shailaja ๐Ÿ™‚

Pallavi Purani · January 21, 2014 at 7:10 am

Brilliant words.

Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 7:43 am

Thanks for reading, Abha ๐Ÿ™‚

Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 7:44 am

Thanks Uma! *blushes with joy*

Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 7:45 am

You're so sweet to say so. Thank you!

Aparna · January 21, 2014 at 7:51 am

I thought the first one was great, and now this is better ;). Where are you heading to by the end of the week I wonder? :).

Pushpa Moorjani · January 21, 2014 at 8:02 am


Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 8:07 am

You always bring a smile to my face ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks. The week? Hope it ends well ๐Ÿ˜‰

Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 8:10 am

Thanks Pushpa ๐Ÿ™‚

tulika singh · January 21, 2014 at 8:18 am

That was amazingly creative. Totally loved it.

Shailaja V · January 21, 2014 at 8:21 am

Awww, now I have to say that you're too generous with your compliments. Big hugs ๐Ÿ™‚

monikamanchanda · January 21, 2014 at 12:23 pm


Shailaja V · January 22, 2014 at 7:09 am

Thank you Monika, for the comment and for starting this 55-word week. Loving the experience!

Vidya Lohith · January 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm

How sweet ๐Ÿ™‚

Shailaja V · January 22, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Thanks Vidya ๐Ÿ™‚

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