Be The Change


“Yes, I smoke, but you are not allowed to do so,” said he.

“Yes, I told a lie, but you must not do that,” said she.

I have grown up seeing my parents who firmly believed in ‘Do as I say, not as I do’.

Perhaps that’s because they did not want me to make the mistakes they made in their lives.

I read somewhere kids often imitate their parents, they absorb the parents’ attitudes, mannerisms and even life perspectives and then of course genes play a role too.

But, I’d practice what I’d preach.

Yes, I’d do things differently.


This is a fiction written for Write Tribe’s 100 Words on Saturday Prompt: I’d do things differently


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