Sacha’s back with another of her #Writespiration prompts!

Your challenge is to write your story using the weekly theme/prompt and write it in just 52 words…. EXACTLY, no more, no less.

And the prompt this week…

Your story from the point of view of Death personified.

Skull, Grim Reaper, Wallpaper

Image from Pixabay

It ain’t easy, you know, being the bearer of bad news.
And that’s ALL my job is about.
First off, I can’t stand the heat!
Not only do I live near a furnace, but I melt in these robes!
Secondly, I’m a softy at heart.
Thank God they don’t see my tears…


34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Reena Saxena
    Jun 25, 2017 @ 09:09:51

    This is empathy at its best.

    Liked by 1 person


  2. Sacha Black
    Jun 24, 2017 @ 11:43:04

    awwww that last line, did not expect that. AWESOME entry.

    Liked by 1 person


  3. FD
    Jun 24, 2017 @ 00:48:17

    Love this writing prompt! And your take on the theme was really good :’)

    Liked by 1 person


  4. noellekelly
    Jun 23, 2017 @ 21:34:35

    Ritu, that’s an amazing piece of writing in 52 words!

    Liked by 1 person


  5. Abhay
    Jun 22, 2017 @ 07:18:04

    That was freaking awesome lady 💕 btw how can I participate in the challenge?

    Liked by 1 person


  6. willowdot21
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 22:28:40

    Love this Sis , poor old death he has such a hard time!!💝💜

    Liked by 1 person


  7. Lorraine
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 21:53:25

    Well done — I’ve written about working for the grim reaper, but not from his perspective. I can see why he would complain. After all, most folks don’t want him around.

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  8. Gabe Burkhardt
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 20:51:18

    hehehe well done Ritu. And very apt considering the heat much of the US and UK has been experiencing recently. I suspect quite a few are melting under their robes right now 😉

    Liked by 1 person


  9. pensitivity101
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 20:46:07

    Nice one Ritu

    Liked by 1 person


  10. sheldonk2014
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:59:53

    Love this Ritu
    Simply beautiful

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Judy E Martin
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:50:51

    Poor old Death, I almost felt sorry for him !!
    We used the same pic!!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  12. pranabaxom
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:41:35

    Time for him to wear a swimming trunk☺

    Liked by 1 person


  13. desertcurmudgeon
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:40:22

    What a thought provoking final line!

    Liked by 1 person


  14. pranabaxom
    Jun 21, 2017 @ 19:37:26

    What a coincidence. I have been thinking about this topic for last few days because of the incidents in London, Portugal, San Francisco, Paris etc.
    Time to get back to the writing board.

    Liked by 1 person


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