Flash Fiction

Cursed or Blessed #FridayFotoFiction


For first two months, Iona got excited about being pregnant. But this was the fifth month with no periods and she thought to consult a doctor. Sam would be home soon with her reports.

The moment Sam came home, Iona hugged him hard. “So?”, she enquired.

“So….”, Said Sam and made Iona sit beside him on the couch, holding her hand.

“Make it quick, Sam”, Iona’s heart was pounding with mixed feelings. She couldn’t wait to hear the happy news.

“A part of your brain went in shock when you met with the accident, causing your periods to stop”, blurted Sam. He knew there was point in dragging.

Iona had hated the crimson river each month.  She felt it was a curse and prayed for it to end forever.

The accident finally answered her prayers.

She will never feel cursed again. Neither will she be blessed, with motherhood.


(Word Count: 147)

Linking up with Tina and Mayuri for #FridayFotoFiction.

Tina Basu
The post is written for the above picture prompt shared by Tina and Mayuri. Each Friday we have to conjure a story revolving around the prompt in 100-150 words.
This post is for females who often curse their periods. I hope we are careful of what we ask for from the Almighty. We never know when he grants our wish. Periods are a blessing in disguise, a woman’s way to motherhood.

Author: rashi mital

A mother and a travel enthusiast, I love speed and am proud of my driving skills. In my free time I love reading, writing, and sometimes doing nothing. I try to live every moment and believe in living young despite the age.

19 Comments on “Cursed or Blessed #FridayFotoFiction

    1. Haha. Sure. Will think on it. This is your first comment on my stories, Rahul. Thanks a ton for reading. 🙂 Will be reading yours soon. Always look forward to it. 🙂

    1. Absolutely true, Lavanya. It’s really difficult to live with your wish granted, the one which you don’t wish for anymore. Thanks for reading 🙂

    1. Agree Akshata. There are females who don’t want kids, and there females who can’t have kids. Thanks for reading 🙂

    1. Thanks a ton, Mayuri. I have seen people wish for anything when angry, sad, agitated. If only, we think before we wish. 🙂

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