Asthma Attack – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterAtoZ

I craned my neck and looked down the stairwell.


Photo courtesy Min An at

Father was wheezing because of his asthma as he climbed up the 16 flights. The lift was out of order, courtesy my friend, the electrician. Now, I just waited for father to use his inhaler, and the chalk powder would set me free.


276 characters.

Written as a part of  Kat’s Twittering tale #77.

This also marks my first entry for the annual #AtoZChallenge, with today’s topic starting with A. Also a part of our homegrown community #Blogchatteratoz.


About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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17 Responses to Asthma Attack – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterAtoZ

  1. Sarah Ann says:

    Wow. There is so much back story in this that we are left to wonder about. Very well done.

  2. Varad says:

    I read the story first and thought what a nasty son/daughter… but when combined with the picture it takes a complete different turn. Good one, Anurag.

    A is for Absent Minded

  3. Iain Kelly says:

    This could go either way, I’m being the optimist and see it as a loving father and child waiting to play together 🙂

  4. oooooh. Not nice, but then if the father is abusive………………………..?

  5. Lavanya says:

    My mind is already wondering at atleast a few backstories to fit the write! Masterful write.

  6. Natasha says:

    Nicely done. Crisp and leaves a lot to the imagination.
    Welcome to the AtoZ journey. It’s one roller coaster ride you will love to remember.

  7. Kat Myrman says:

    Oooh! What an evil little imp! Makes one wonder if her malice is warranted. Well done! And Welcome back! 🙂

  8. willowdot21 says:

    A child trapped by worry for a parent very well written.

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