Your Best Friend (100 words flash)

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Teacher, “Best friends assure we live and sleep in peace, who is your best friend?”

The students  were speechless.

One disciple said, “I have a clue.”

“Go on,” the teacher responded.

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“The doctor wants us always frightened about our diseases, Lawyer wants us insomniac with legal concerns, Police like chasing apprehensive criminals, Electrician prefers a damaged wiring to give nightmares, and Private tutor desires us restless with our child’s results, The Banker favors us insomnious with bankruptcy.”

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“Who is the best friend?” Inquisitive teacher urged.

“Who craves we have lots of wealth and sleep most harmoniously? It’s a Thief!”

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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