Dec 2, 2012

Stage Fear: 55 Fiction

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The theme for the month is "Of-Course, I'm insane"

Stage Fear: 55 Fiction
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I was up next to recite. Brightly lit stage. Sweaty palms. Dry lips.
Motivated myself, "Are you ready?"
"Of course, I am ready."
Asked again. 
"Your mouth is open for last two minutes. Are you insane?" Asked another voice.
"Of-Course, I'm insane!" I said aloud.
Bit my tongue, but continued "...is a poem written by..."
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30 comments:

  1. I loved the way you did a fiction 55 around the theme..
    and I can understand stage fear cos I am plagued by it too :)

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    1. Thank you so much Prasanna, for your comment :)

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  2. crisp and to the point! all the best!

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  3. its a poem written by many poets in this edition of BAT i guess ;) i like how u plotted the 55fiction. wasn't expecting many 55fiction post on this topic. very unexpected ending too.

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    1. Thank you so much. All your comments mean a lot to me. This is my 1st post in BAT :)

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  4. I have always found 55 fiction exciting to read . . tried writing myself a couple of ones too . . this one is really good ! all the best for BAT :)

    Maliny

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    1. Thank you so much Maliny..Glad to receive such positive responses :)

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  5. Good one! So, you said that over the microphone...hahhaha...

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    1. Hi Meenakshi, Thanks for your comment :)

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  7. Nice one.. short and sweet :) Dint expect a 55 fiction here.. :) ATB for the BAT :)

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  8. Nice F55. Simple and self-explanatory!

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  9. Cool! This really exemplify the use of the statement. You write awesome 55 fiction. Brilliant ! All the very best for BAT, take care ! :)

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    1. Thanks once again for your comments. I am really happy.

      Glad you liked it.

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  10. A nice F55 :) though unexpected with this topic.
    ATB for BAT!

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    1. Hi Rohan,

      Thanks so much for your compliment :)

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  11. Haha :D Nice post! I didn't expect any F55s either :) All the best for BAT! :) Keep writing :)

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    1. Hey Raj..thank you for stopping by and leaving your comment :)

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  12. Amazing 55fiction you managed to write on this topic. Very crisp. Nice work :-)

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  13. Cool. I like it. All the best for batom

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    1. Thanks Megha :) Glad you liked it

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