Anushka Mehrotra

India

Oh My God

August 16, 2019

In the sacred temple, the head priest held an enormous container, filled to the brim, with milk.
‘The lord teaches us to be compassionate. We must be kind towards our fellow humans.’ The priest poured the milk over a deity. Fifty devotees followed him.
From a window, two barely clothed boys slid inside the temple. They looked pitifully thin, and their eyes were blazing with an animalistic hunger. Their gazes were glued to the milk flowing into the sewer.
‘Watchman, throw them out!’ the priest ordered.  
He turned to his devotees and smiled transcidently. ‘Now, where were we?’
 

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4 Comments
  • Anushka Mehrotra

    Thank you for the feedback!


    over 1 year ago
  • fatpanda

    I felt this... This topic has been a cause for ongoing debates in a class I used to go to, and the arguments of both sides were, I felt, valid. You've done an excellent job of showcasing your viewpoint and doing so elegantly. Great idea for this competition, best of luck!


    over 1 year ago
  • parachutes_the_idiot

    Woah


    over 1 year ago
  • NovaStorm03

    Wow, this is so powerful and true.
    Great work :)


    over 1 year ago