neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/09/07/20

three line tales, week 232: rubber duckies in bubble bath

 

STAYING AFLOAT

By Neel Anil Panicker

Swayam turned his eyes around the  swirling waters, felt the fast moving stream sweep everything under his wobbly feet, and knew his options were limited—float or drown.

At that instant, his thoughts meandered towards all those he loved—his parents Jimmy  and Sylvie; his siblings Pixie, Itsy, and Bitsy, and of course his heartthrob__ the love of his life—Daisy

As his eyes turned misty and his heart overwhelmed with emotions, Swayam paddle forward, his feet hitting and pushing the strong currents behind, the duck’s mind resolved to somehow beat the deluge and swim to safety, to placid waters where his life and love awaited his safe arrival.

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