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Govind is having the time of his life.

He’s always surrounded by good and beautiful things.

When one ends, the other begins.

He’s left behind his days of pain and suffering.

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Govind sat staring at the mango tree. The sun was in his eyes, but it didn’t deter him. Tiny mangoes hung in bunches from the tree’s limbs that were thick with green leaves. A warm breeze was passing through and it made the leaves and fruit sway. The gentle motion reminded Govind of the side-to-side […]

In Govind’s Small Courtyard by Terveev Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

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18 Comments on “In Govind’s Small Courtyard by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

  1. I love the twists you always bring to these stories, Terveen. This could be a metaphor for writing, madness, trapped inside four walls, but always having the ability to create another world.

    • I always look forward to your responses, Davy. It’s like you add an extra topping of perspective that enhances the basic flavor so well. Yes, we always have the ability to create new worlds especially for ourselves. Thank you! 🙂

  2. That’s how I would like to imagine a life living with a lost mind. At least the world in boundless in his imagination.

    • Love how you say this, Cassa. He’s grounded in his madness with his limitless imagination – sad but liberating.

  3. I love the exoticism of this, the setting, the cloistered security of his little unit — I have one so it struck a note — then the dislocation caused by his show-offy friend; an unsettling, compelling piece —

  4. I marvel at your ability to create such fleshed out characters in this short a format! Inside of these brick walls is an endless world, both exciting and frightening. Wow! Absolutely brilliant idea and execution!

    • Thank you so much, Aaysid! May a writer’s imagination remain limitless and carefree. That’s the refreshing spirit of writing. I’m sure that you know that. Take care. 🙂

  5. Wonderful story!! One needs to read till the end to understand where all this action is happening. Govind and his world is a beautiful place and you created it with such elegance that every emotion he felt was resonating with me, the reader!!

  6. The WP ghost is acting up again. I can’t reach that eventual page with the story. I don’t know why. It keeps on telling me it is loading but it is not really loading. Oh, it comes up now. What a surprise ending. You are an expert in providing surprises. Govind is in jail and I wonder what he did to deserve such a fate…

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