2021: Blogging A-Z Challenge: Covid Craziness: K

Keep that phone aside when I am talking to you,”

“Why don’t you understand? I am happy and successful, doing what I like.”

“And what about marriage?”

“What about it? Why the urgency?”

“Oh dear God. I curse this lockdown. If not for this, you would still have been working in that stable job.”

“Which I despised. From the core of my being. Thanks to lockdown and remote working, I could finally start my own pet-care venture. What’s not to love?”

“But you …”

“No buts.”

“This isn’t a normal job.”

“Never wanted one.”'

“Hey, don’t you walk away …”

Note: This 100-word micro-fiction written ENTIRELY using dialogues ONLY and gender-independent on both roles, has been penned for the Covid Crazies 2021 Edition of the Blogging from A-Z Challenge. The entire list of 2021 posts can be accessed here.


  1. Freedom..so wish .. vision n guts ! -AA

  2. This is a unique one Deepa. Leaving it to the reader's imagination to choose whichever gender the reader wants to plug-in! Other than that lockdown has opened up several new opportunities for people with a vision for life!

  3. Choices,chances,changes!! Reflecting hope {••...••}

  4. Interesting..to grab the once in a lifetime opportunity to follow one's heart.

  5. Familiar dialogues, the changing and crucial times and some new pastures possibly.


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