Sharmishtha Basu is an unemployed artist, writer who is out to test her works, eagerly looking for publishers, publicists, literary agents and huge hearted generous readers, to see if they can help her to build an “unorthodox” career, a path followed by many before, some has been blessed with success, most have not, let us see what you make of her attempts! A failure or success- it all depends on you. These are pieces from her book, the book is available on createspace and amazon- This book is of course a collection of fantasy stories, starting from ghosts, demons, aliens to fairies and mermaids.
The child of woods
the child of woods piece 4
After all, he was barely three years old now, how could he imagine about imaginary friends! She heard him talking with them, playing with them, laughing and pouting at them all the time.
He treated them so normally that sometimes she feared that she may end up seeing them….
It was his fifth birthday.
She went to his room. They were to take him to one of the most auspicious temples in nearby town, to have him blessed. He was not in the room… she went out and checked the entire house he was nowhere…
This time something told her where he was and she went straight to the hut.
He was sitting on the porch when she reached there; he stood up and ran to meet her when he noticed her.
“What are you doing here Aru?” she asked in a concerned tone.
“They asked me to come here!” he answered calmly.
“Who asked you to come here son?”