Writing 101: Dark Clouds on the (Virtual) Horizon


“Huh? I only get this amount of noodles by paying 3000 rupiahs?” asked a schoolboy after getting a plate of noodles topped with peanut sauce and chips.

” Then, how much that do you want?” A woman stood beside him asked back. “Just eat it.”

The boy stirred his food while mumbling before eating it. He looked enjoying his meal.

Children are pure and honest. They can speak anything which passed their mind without thinking what other people will say about them. It is okay, he is just a kid, said some people, giving them an excuse. Those children will be easily forgiven even though they said something harsh. Yes, adults will forgive them as long as they do not cause any harm for other people.

As an adult, I cannot beg for understanding from others. Any childish act, any harsh comment is not always tolerated. Thus, it is important to think twice before speaking.

*) Those short dialogues was inspired by true story, but not exactly same in details.

-In response to Writing 101 12th prompt
Today’s Prompt: Write a post inspired by a real-world conversation. Today’s twist: include an element of foreshadowing in the beginning of your post.


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