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Exercising the craft—January 11, 2021

By Ekta R. Garg

Prompt: Share your first 50 words on the topic “come here.”

https://first50.wordpress.com/2021/01/04/come-here/

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The megalomaniac broke every modicum of dignity, so the people fought back.

They demanded justice. They dared him to a contest of virtues. He hid in his tower, peeping above a wall, claiming hurt, hurling invectives, encouraging falsehoods, rejecting reality.

“Come here,” the people called, daring him to stand trial.

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