Sunday, November 2, 2008
Lakshmi - a drabble
Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity. Lakshmi, the Beautiful, the Ethereal. Lakshmi, who turns everything she touches into gold. Lakshmi, who showers blessings on everyone who worships her. Lakshmi, who does not discriminate in the favours she bestows on her followers. Lakshmi, who leaves happiness in her wake. Lakshmi, who gives you everything money can buy and teaches you be content with that.When a girl is born, they say Lakshmi has come home. When a bride enters her new house, Lakshmi enters with her.This Lakshmi sells Lakshmis for a living. Why then does she look so sad?
Drabble (n) - an extremely short work exactly one hundred words in length. The purpose of the drabble is brevity and to test the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.