I Don’t Know


Short story “I Don’t Know” is written for the Mondays Finish the Story Challenge – May 04, 2015The task is, given the image and starting line, complete the story in 100 to 150 words.


After losing her head, she realized that the rest of her body was falling apart! She clearly did not know what she did not know. She had assumed that she would know it. She did not even know what she had known and what she had not known. She was in a fix. The knowns and unknowns were messing up with time. She had to decide fast. She knew that she would fix them the way they were in the beginning. But clearly, she wasn’t. It was new.

The little girl clearly did not know how to fix her baby toy after giving it a thorough bath. Then putting everything to an end she shouted,

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32 thoughts on “I Don’t Know

  1. Nicely done! I enjoyed the play with the words know, known, unknown… Thank you for participating in the MFtS challenge and I hope that you return for the upcoming challenge! Be well… ^..^

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  2. That was fabulous Prakash!!!! I was not sure if you were writing from the doll’s viewpoint of a child’s until the end!! Wonderfully done.
    P.S.: Sorry I have not been here more; Life has been getting in the way! 😉

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  3. That was so sweet! Mystery till the end.
    For little girls, their dolls are everything. I don’t have a daughter but I have too many memories of myself playing with dolls. Had a whole family of dolls and they all were real for me. Once, some friend had badly rubbed a mango on my favorite doll’s clothes and face, and I had to throw her away, of course after my mom had tried her best to fix it. But this doll’s demise was like death in the family.

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