The dog barked and raced at my heels. I ran as fast as my thin legs would carry me, my heart pounding with fear, blood screamed in my ears and rushed through my head. Dark spots before my eyes clouded my vision. Terror ofgrim_reaper700-2 the next moment had engulfed my senses.

I ran and ran and ran till I thought my heart would burst out of my chest. And then when I could run no more, I stopped. Panting, sweating, fear shaking me to the very core, I turned behind… the barking had stopped.

There in the middle of the road that I had just run across, lay a bleeding dog, hit by a car. I watched in shock. It was dead.

~Bharti Athray

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