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Battered , bruised and burnt …

>> Sunday, March 30, 2008

She slowly dragged her bruised frame. Each step taken was a reminder of the pain she was enduring. The scratches on her arms and feet, the torn shirt sleeves, each of them made her relive the torrid time she had been through.
Her burnt skin made her wince and turn away from the mirror.
Why oh lord, she cried aloud. Why did you single me out for this punishment?
Why hadn’t she let her good sense prevail!!!


How in the world could she have gone along on a trek to a dusty mountain on blazing hot summer after noon???

35 comments:

silverine March 30, 2008 at 9:56 PM  

lol!!

ahem jokes aside...my sympathies...a girl who exposes herself to the sun gets her skin burnt...old silverine saying :p

Solitaire March 30, 2008 at 10:12 PM  

Hahah!
I thought it was a story about domestic violence.

Nishant Chandgotia March 30, 2008 at 11:15 PM  

Nice Nice...Got me scared the first few lines... I will putting up something similar soon

Karthik March 31, 2008 at 8:08 AM  

Nice one..hehe :-)

Deepti March 31, 2008 at 11:32 AM  

@Siverine: Yeah yeah point taken ... i look like charred bean :D

Deepti March 31, 2008 at 11:34 AM  

@Solitaire: OMG did it sound that bad? It was just self inflicted trauma :D

@Nishanth: that was the whole idea :)

@Karthik: thanks

Anonymous March 31, 2008 at 11:42 AM  

Hey!! Padosi.. Kya likha hai.. Wah wah!!. I think u shud also post the briused, burnt photo of that poor lady Deepti. That will add salt to this blog :)
LOL...

mayz March 31, 2008 at 6:59 PM  

lol...talk abt twist in d tale

Deepti April 1, 2008 at 8:40 PM  

@Anon: You have seen the burnt pic right... padosi!!!

@Mayz: Thanks mate!!!

Alameen April 1, 2008 at 11:36 PM  

good good good :)

emmanuel April 2, 2008 at 1:36 PM  

How in the world could she have gone along on a trek to a dusty mountain on blazing hot summer after noon???

Vattayirunnalle? or Vattanalle;)

Nicely done. :)

Deepti April 2, 2008 at 9:04 PM  

@Alameen: Thanks :)
@Emmanuel: Vattonnumillya.. it was team building exercise from office :D

claytonia vices April 3, 2008 at 10:58 AM  

LOL! Arre it's Puneri conventional wisdom, you never go trekking unless its monsoon or its a full moon night!!

I had a few friends who after spending too many days in a/c cubicles apparently forgot how the weather is outside. It took at least a couple of weeks for them to heal their sun burns after a weekend trek in the sun!!!

But yes, I too thought its about domestic violence!! LOL!

Chriz April 4, 2008 at 8:54 AM  

fashion at its best.. my next door neihgbour girl is a fashion freak and she wears all torn clothes.. reminds me of her

Deepti April 4, 2008 at 12:52 PM  

@Claytonia vices: I know thats the golden rule but it was a team building activity from office :)

@Chriz: Hey whats fashion got to do with all this?

Nishanth April 4, 2008 at 5:10 PM  

hey....the pain will last for a few days. but the memories will last a lifetime....so now whats ur call????
anyways, i am proud of u that u went for the trek.....always remember...sometimes its the decisions that are taken during insanity u remember thru your destiny...
luv...

Deepti April 4, 2008 at 5:32 PM  

@Nishanth: yes bro .. it was worth it all but the aches and pains almost had me weeping :D

Sree April 5, 2008 at 8:17 PM  

Whats the story of the torn shirt?
hehe made me smile at the end and couldnt leave without saying something.

Deepti April 6, 2008 at 11:54 AM  

@Sree: The shirt got stuck in the thorns :). Thanks for dropping by :D

Shantanu April 7, 2008 at 1:12 PM  

That was funny! You write well... :-)

Deepti April 7, 2008 at 1:54 PM  

@Shantanu: Thanks a lot. Keep dropping by :)

Nirmal's Blog April 9, 2008 at 12:00 PM  

ha ha tat was great/...may tat gal have lot of such trips......

i hope tat gals not u.....lols

c e e d y April 9, 2008 at 10:18 PM  

What a dud but in a good way - before reading the italics there was all sorts of sorry feelings ;)

Deepti April 10, 2008 at 11:11 AM  

@Nirmal: that gal is me :D ... yeah I am off for one more trip but hope this one's a lot better :D

@Ceedy : yeah I tried a shock value kinda post thats all :)

Flyaway Mind April 10, 2008 at 5:32 PM  

hehee..try moon-light trekking..i recently came back half-baked after a trek to skandagiri..

Mansi Trivedi April 10, 2008 at 9:30 PM  

I agree!
how could she....

jj April 13, 2008 at 4:39 PM  

hehe....nice post!
trekking travails ha?
hope you're fine now!

Deepti April 14, 2008 at 11:07 AM  

@Flyaway mind: Just on saturday I went on a night trail to a jungle ..was awesome :D

@Mansi: Yeah how could she.. but she went again with lots of sunscreen and so it only half baked now :D

@jj: A lot better now.. but I had gone again this weekend but it was for Rafting :D

chinny April 18, 2008 at 2:56 AM  

what a let down!

Deepti April 18, 2008 at 11:58 AM  

@Chinny: Sorry to disappoint you... I was just trying to add a surprise element

Deepti April 18, 2008 at 11:58 AM  
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Satish Bolla April 23, 2008 at 5:03 PM  

am confused to the core... :( gr8 suspence

Deepti April 24, 2008 at 11:05 AM  

@Satish : Hehehe why were you confused? the suspense unravels in the end right?

Enduring the Babbles of Life April 30, 2008 at 7:57 AM  

hehehe...reminds me of getting lost in the snow and rain in a mountain in Switzerland...boy was i crying aloud...

really f****** with work...didn't have any time to read ur posts

Deepti April 30, 2008 at 12:25 PM  

@Durba:Hey thanks durbi for dropping by ... :)