DP Daily Prompt: SOS

I was at the beach, I was lounging on my towel, suddenly I saw something shiny at the edge of the water. I got up and ran straight to find out what it was. While I was going towards it, I was dreaming,what if it is a diamond necklace.I’d pick it up and put it around my neck. I’d pretend it’s mine. On second thoughts I realized ,no one goes to the beach wearing a diamond necklace.

My day dreaming was working in full swing. I know if it really is what I think. I’d have a ball, I’d sell it for as much as I can get. I’d buy everything I want. Suddenly my inner self woke me up, “Now she said,forget the girl with the milk pail story,and find out what that shiny thing is.”

Oh I’m sorry, I’m not dreaming any more. I’m awake,as I was going towards it, I didn’t let all those foolish thoughts crowd my mind.  As I was inching closer, I could see it seemed like something made of glass. I walked faster when I reached the spot,I saw it was a bottle with a message in it.  I was excited. I’ve only heard people talk about finding a glass bottle with a message inside it. Now I’m actually seeing one. I’d tell my friends about this miraculous bottle I’ve found. “Hey missy my inner self shakes me, will you stop daydreaming again, pick up the bottle,unscrew it and read the message.”    Thank you I said .

I picked up the bottle, unscrewed the top and found the piece of paper. I was aghast when I read, “please if you find this note can you call my parents at : 123-455-6787,please tell them I’m kidnapped,my kidnappers are keeping me in a dark dingy room. I haven’t eaten for days,please tell them to rescue me from: Gobbledy Gook island, 33 meesly avenue,at the corner of super fry restaurant. Please tell them to hurry.I’d always be grateful to you if you do this for me. My name is ,”Blue Bonnet”.

I called the parents,they thanked me for helping me. I deserve a reward they said. I was happy I did one good deed that day.


NaBloPoMo Nov.30 ‘My Lunch Box’ranu’s post https://sabethville.wordpress.com

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I had an aluminum lunch box at age 8. My Mom filled it with all sorts of yummy food. Everyday she warned me, “Ranu you must eat what I give you”. I always wanted to ,but I was so shy,thought of someone watching me, stopped me from eating lunch. It happened daily. I’d carry the box to school, make a few attempts to take out the food to eat. The moment I saw someone passing,I’d close the box.

The lunch box came home full. My younger siblings were thrilled to eat the food. Mom never found out. One fine day Mom filled the box with my favorite food. I carefully closed it. I told myself,’today I will eat the food’. When I opened the box,I heard someone calling,”Chaman hurry up, we’ll play a game of hide and seek”.I closed the box and ran out to play. The food was untouched.

Next day Mom packed lunch as usual. I was about to put it in my school bag, suddenly I heard a teeny tiny voice calling me, it was barely audible,at first I didn’t know where it was coming from. To my dismay, I heard the voice coming from my school bag. This can’t be true I thought, how can anyone speak from the bag. I only have my books and lunch box. Surely these are inanimate objects,how can they talk, I was thinking. Soon I heard a gentle tap inside the box. ‘This is weird” I said,I  opened the bag. My lunch box looked at me and said, “Listen, Ranu today you have to eat lunch,or I’ll tell your Mom”.  “Wait a minute I said, you cannot tattle you are not a living thing,you cannot frighten me”.

The school bus was almost at the gate of the school,ready to stop, I suddenly heard the screeching sound of the brake, I opened my eyes and realized , my lunch box wasn’t talking,it was my inner self warning me not to lie to my Mom!