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Two Phrase Story #32

I would like to present a word challenge. Thanks to Elusive Trope for encouraging me to get off my lazy ass and actually try to get more readers involved in this weekly game. I would never have attempted it if you had not pushed me, ET!

The premise is simple. I provide one phrase every Thursday, an incomplete string of words, and it is up to you to complete it in your own, inimitable way. However you like, taking it in any direction you want.

If you like the concept, please play along and post the complete challenge on your blog and leave a link in the comments section below.

I love the mental exercise, I hope you do too!

This week’s phrase –

“”I’m sorry, ” I said……..”

My attempt

“…… As I sliced it open. ”

Your turn!

About hbhatnagar

I need to fill this up with much better content than I had populated it with earlier. Why I write a blog maybe? I started blogging in 2009 or thereabouts. I was a newly turned atheist and wanted to converse with others of the same persuasion. We're not exactly a big population group in India! It didn't go very well and I sort of lost interest, posting a few things now and then. I got a lot more regular over the last few months and have been posting almost daily since February '15. There were many reasons why I gradually became more regular in posting, but one way or the other, here I am! So this blog has taken shape, being at different points in time my showcase, my comedy club, my art gallery, my book club, my therapist, my close friend, my innermost self....but always my little corner of the world. You are all welcome to visit and I hope you stay awhile! A few points about me because I don't want to lead anyone on(and trust me this does become an issue more often than I'd care to admit). I'm Indian, the brown-skinned variety; if race, ethnicity or skin colour is an issue, you don't have to get to know me any more than what you see on my blog. I'm 40, so if age is an issue, please be informed accordingly. I was a doctor, an ophthalmic surgeon for 10 years before I quit practice.


35 thoughts on “Two Phrase Story #32

  1. As I ate his slice of pizza too.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Kritika Vashist | 16/03/2016, 11:00 PM
  2. …to the puppy who wanted to walk longer in the rain.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by tedgiffin | 14/03/2016, 4:12 AM
  3. but since I had already closed the car door, I doubt she heard me.


    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Elusive Trope | 12/03/2016, 11:55 PM
  4. ‘I’m sorry’ I said as I knew I’d won without even fighting.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Taruna | 11/03/2016, 11:24 AM
  5. … as I readied my tools.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Victo Dolore | 10/03/2016, 10:03 AM
  6. “I’m sorry,” I said. But I knew well enough the damage was done.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Borderline Med | 10/03/2016, 9:13 AM
  7. Before blocking him on What’s app😀😀😀

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by itsmeharshi | 10/03/2016, 9:08 AM
  8. 🙂


    Posted by hbhatnagar | 13/03/2016, 7:21 AM
  9. 😀
    You’re welcome Aadhira, in time or late! 🙂


    Posted by hbhatnagar | 15/03/2016, 9:26 AM


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