In anticipation of life comes death

Daily Prompt: Anticipation

While he waited with baited breath in the anticipation of the wail of his child, he received the news that he had lost his wife. Within seconds his anticipation turned into devastation. His world had come crumbling down …! Life had been cruel to him and he had taken it all in his stride for he knew that on the day of redemption, all his misery will seem worth it. Unfortunately, the redemption he had anticipated with such hope never came …

Today he sits alone on the banks of the river Ganga with the ashes of his dead wife and son, in the anticipation that he too shall be washed away.

An Upset Sugarsatchet



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