Pudiyathu

Part 5/5 Chirp. Chirp. The birds chirped. The morning sun was rising.   Sundelli followed the laughing men as he tugged along his heavy diary.  He found it difficult to keep pace with the men but it did not deter him for he was curious to find where the men were going.  He ran as fast […]

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A Night Walk

Part 4/5 Brr. Brr. Sundelli shivered.  The cold night wind was blowing against him as he walked down the empty road.  The wagon that he travelled last night had made a loud grinding halt at a barn near the village.  Sundelli hopped off the wagon with his diary and began to trudge along the road.  […]

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The Stowaway

Part 3/5 “Ha, ha, ha”, Sundelli53 heard the sound of laughter which seemed to be drawing closer and closer to him.   The night was dark except for a few stars that dotted in the sky.  He turned around to see from where the sound of laughter was coming from when he noticed two young […]

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Bread and Cheese

Part 2/5 Sniff. Sniff.  Sundelli-53 sniffed the air.  His sharp nose caught the distinct smell of warm cheese and bread that wafted through the air. Sundelli was tired and hungry.  His brown furry body had become a darker shade of brown because he had climbed drainage pipes and waded in dirty water.  The food that […]

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A Mouse with a Mission

Part 1/5 Thud. Thud. Thud.  It was the sound of the heavy book being dragged against the floor that he carried around wherever he went.  Meet Sundelli, a dark brown one-year-old mouse.  His had a sharp and pointed nose was very sensitive to smell, especially white cheese which was his favourite.  His furry round body, […]

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The Good Teacher

Read Time: 2 min “No one in this world is born by accident!” he exclaimed.  The students stared wide-eyed as the Botany teacher continued, “God has sent each one of you into this world with a purpose”.   It has been over three decades, yet his words of affirmation continue to echo.   Seated among those sixteen-year-old […]

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Read Time: 2 min A few days ago we blew the fuse of one of our ceiling lamps.  Our family’s ardent photographer clicked a photograph of the lamps.  As I was looking at the photograph of the dark lamp hanging with the glowing lamps, the dead lamp reminded me of a person without hope.  As […]

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