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message 1: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments In this thread, you're allowed to add only one line at a time.Other rules as in other story threads..Let me start with the first line.. :)


"She was standing at the bus stop holding the Valentine's day gift close to her heart. "


message 2: by Mansee (new)

Mansee She could'nt stop wondering what was inside the beautiful wrapping paper


message 3: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments It was getting really late and there was no sign of the bus.


message 4: by Mansee (new)

Mansee Her curiosity grew and so did her impatience, so she started unwrapping the gift


message 5: by Meenakshi (new)

Meenakshi (mcoolshi) | 55 comments but as soon as she unwrapped the first layer, the bus came.


message 6: by Sherin (last edited Feb 15, 2011 02:35AM) (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments Bathing her in a wave of mud,it went past without stopping.


message 7: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) She felt really irritated, and put out a box of tissue in her bag, started to clean her face and clothes.


message 8: by Mansee (new)

Mansee and in the process, dropped her gift


message 9: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) She was panic when she looked on the ground, a beautiful statue in the present box felt off and broken.


message 10: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments She was on her knees,collecting the broken pieces, when someone called out to her from behind.


message 11: by StoryWeaver (last edited Feb 17, 2011 04:46AM) (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
"What's wrong child,do you need any help?" asked an elderly gentleman


message 12: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments He was trying to hide a grin,as she turned around holding the broken pieces in her hand.


message 13: by Mansee (new)

Mansee She could not control her tears then and started sobbing


message 14: by Sherin (last edited Feb 15, 2011 10:24PM) (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments He came near her and said in a soothing voice."..


message 15: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
"I remember a quote written on quikfix glue tubes ..mends everything except broken hearts.."


message 16: by Mansee (new)

Mansee Hearing that she smiled :)


message 17: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
"Now cheer up, all is not lost, show me the pieces" he said hand outstretched.


message 18: by Minh (last edited Feb 16, 2011 05:00AM) (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) She felt better and places the broken pieces on his hand carefully, " Be careful, some are sharp!"


message 19: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
He examined the five pieces and said, "You are in luck the breaks are clean and the pieces can be stuck together quite easily"


message 20: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) " Thank you", she said happily, " How much money? I will pay for you."


message 21: by Smitha (new)

Smitha (embeddedinbooks) "Not money......" he grinned.


message 22: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
Her face clouded with doubt and fear as she wondered, "Not money.....?!"


message 23: by Mansee (new)

Mansee He smiled and enquired "Have you heard about the concept - Bring a smile and pass it on?"


message 24: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments *@People.. A sentence is a sentence even if you ignore to place a fullstop at its end. :p :p
Stick to the rule :)*


He was carefully examining the pieces when her cellphone began to ring.


message 25: by StoryWeaver (last edited Feb 17, 2011 05:44AM) (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
It was her friend Pooja, " There's a strike at the University ,don't bother coming to college today !"


message 26: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments She sat on the sidewalk stupidly happy imagining how to celebrate the unexpected holiday.


message 27: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
Remembering the the elderly gentleman and his strange offer she asked enquiringly, "Something like passing on a good deed?"


message 28: by Mansee (new)

Mansee "Hmm.. X makes Y smile, Y makes z smile and it is passed on"


message 29: by Smitha (new)

Smitha (embeddedinbooks) She agreed to his demand.


message 30: by Mansee (new)

Mansee "But you must remember to make a stranger smile", He said.


message 31: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments "Of course, I'll try my best."


message 32: by Mansee (new)

Mansee "Don't say try - say you will do it, my child", said the man with a grin


message 33: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
"I will do it" she replied, suddenly filled with excitement at the possibility of being actually able to make someone unknown happy.


message 34: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) The bad day suddenly became warm and better by a strange man that she had just met.


message 35: by Smitha (new)

Smitha (embeddedinbooks) She looked around for an amenable stranger whom she can induce to smile.


message 36: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) Everybody think she was crazy... a smiley lunatic girl

A few strangers smiled back at her and that made her felt warm.


message 37: by Smitha (new)

Smitha (embeddedinbooks) She approached a chubby 14 year old boy who was idling with his mobile phone.


message 38: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments He was looking around as if trying to find something.


message 39: by Mansee (new)

Mansee "What are you searching for?", she asked


message 40: by Smitha (last edited Feb 21, 2011 12:08AM) (new)

Smitha (embeddedinbooks) "nothing in particular, my friend was supposed to meet me here 15 minutes back" he said, once again looking at his watch.


message 41: by Sherin (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments "Your girlfriend?" ;)


message 42: by Mansee (new)

Mansee The boy blushed


message 43: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) " Don't be worried, she will come", the girl smiled and the boy felt better, too.


message 44: by Mansee (new)

Mansee Just then, an sms alert beeped on his phone


message 45: by Sherin (last edited Feb 23, 2011 09:44PM) (new)

Sherin Punnilath (shery_7) | 14 comments A puzzled look passed his face & he looked a little uncomfortable about her presence.


message 46: by StoryWeaver (new)

StoryWeaver | 430 comments Mod
Seeing his discomfort and need for privacy, she casually turned away from him as if intent on checking out the poster on the wall.


message 47: by Mansee (new)

Mansee After a few awkward minutes, another sms alert beeped


message 48: by Minh (new)

Minh (cassandrale179) " What is happening?", she thought and started to glance at his worried face.


message 49: by Mansee (new)

Mansee She could sense that he was trying to hold back his tears


message 50: by Smitha (last edited Mar 01, 2011 08:52AM) (new)

Smitha (embeddedinbooks) "Need any help?" she couldn't help asking.


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