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Challenge Accepted #45

I am thankful for all of you who took the time and effort to link this challenge and those of you who replied to it in the comments section.

I am posting the entries for the TPS#45 that was posted on the 9th of June. I give 10 days for you guys to take up the challenge and then link the replies the Saturday after next. This week’s challenge, if you’re interested, can be found here.

Last week’s phrase was –

“I felt my heart beat slower…..”

The replies (in no particular order)

  1. Indira – “…whereas the shock should have made it to go like a superfast train.”
  2. Rivrvlogr – “..the calm that that enveloped me as strong as
    the memory of racing in anticipation,
    her embrace a true balm of contentment.”
  3. Tessa – “…and slower as the blood slowly left my body and my brain began to die.”
  4. Jen – “..as I welcomed my eternal slumber.”
  5. Pri – “…and the voices in my head felt like a piece played in calando.”
  6. Victo – “… triggering rate alarms as medical staff dashed into my room in panicked haste.”
  7. Fionn – “…love at first sight, followed by a heart attack.”

I have tried to include every entry, but if I have missed someone, please point it out in the comments and I’ll say sorry like a nice person and add the missing response. 🙂


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.


3 thoughts on “Challenge Accepted #45

  1. Sorry I missed it then…So here’s my take

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Sri Sudha K | 18/06/2016, 8:18 PM
  2. I felt my heart best slower…as he came nearer n nearer..as he went lil farther…as he called my name out..as he just came to me as a thought…as a though that would ring in my ears, sing on my lips And a sparkle to my tears…

    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by Sri Sudha K | 18/06/2016, 8:16 PM

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