Friday 12 October 2018

Third Time Lucky?

“I just need another week.” I heard myself pleading.
"I'm afraid your deadline is over," he answered coldly.

It was all my fault. I had been unable to complete my pending tasks.

The last week and the week before when he had come, I had sincerely made the same request.
When he had agreed to grant me extra time, I felt grateful for his kind consideration.
Before I could shake hands with him, he had left without a word.

As I had already stretched my luck and managed to get two extensions in the recent past, would I be third time lucky? 

This time I decided to get physical to make him change his mind...
Lipstick Kiss
Would kissing the 'Lord of Death' make him agree to prolong my life on Planet Earth?

As I embraced him and attempted my 'kiss of death', I heard myself pleading- “I just need another week...”

150 words story for #ThursThread
What would you do if the Lord of Death pays you a visit? Do share in the comments below.

1 comment:

  1. Perplexing situation.When that Lord visits usually people silently succumb to him. Nice imagination.


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