God’s Best Creation (A 100 words flash)

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The blackbirds became violent and snapped at anyone who ventured the back deck.

Even the pets were not spared.

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A black bird’s nest high in the Magnolia tree, was spotted.
A few days later, suddenly the black birds stopped their aggression.

We were relieved but wondered, why?

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One night with no breeze, noise of leaves flickering came from the Magnolia tree.

A giant Possum was climbing down the tree. The blackbirds were forced out of their nest.

The animal world still depends on the size and strength of muscle.

Only humans, god’s best creation, rule with their head.

About Sanjoy Dutt

Sanjoy Dutt, an engineer, and a linguist is passionate about traveling and writing. He has lived and worked in various places in India and Nepal and now lives in America. While exposed to the struggles of life in early childhood he is a strong believer that challenges in life makes you stronger. He and his wife Lindsay enjoy exploring areas of the US and occasionally struggle with the pots and pans in the kitchen. Sometimes the experiments are delightful.​ Sanjoy has written travelogues and short stories for various journals in Bengali and English. As a child, Sanjoy loved drawing pictures. He has done all the illustrations for his book 'Calcutta in Shorts'.
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5 Responses to God’s Best Creation (A 100 words flash)

  1. Belinda Crane says:

    Loved this! Gorgeous little possum too!

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  2. Not sure we as humans live up to the “best creation” standard often enough, but enjoyed your story. Have you ever participated in Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers? The link is here if you’re interested: https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/friday-fictioneers-2/
    I used to do a lot of 100 word flash fiction.

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    • dsanjoy says:

      Madison Woods thank you for stopping by and your kind comments. I was never aware of the group you mentioned. I will definitely look up.
      I wrote a few 100 words flash and enjoyed, since then I am posting them on my site.

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      • It has grown to be quite a large community and I bet you’d enjoy it. I don’t participate anymore because my focus has shifted to other things, but I still enjoy stopping in over there from time to time.


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