What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist, that is, in exactly five sentences.
The party was in full swing by the time I reached, a trifle late.
I noticed her the moment I walked in, ravishing in her off-white chiffon sari and minimal jewelry, but most of all her open hair rippling down to just below her waist.
I wondered who she was.
Just then she looked my way and her face lit up as if she had seen a kindred soul.
After all when you are the only two women with salt and pepper heads in a sea of all-blacks, kindred becomes the default.
©Shail Mohan 2015