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Beautiful Books Strengthen Bonds


                                               
Panki was wiping away her tears continuously.
“Onion-eyed today?” inquired the librarian.
“Nothing mam, it’s just Holly’s undying love for her Dead husband Gerry.”
“Ah, are you reading P.S. I love You? Beautiful book.”
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Suddenly, she feels a woman in WHITE observing her.
"Mom?" And gives her a tight hug.


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  1. Lovely take on the prompt Jini.

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  2. Interesting take. Makes me wonder if it is her mom or perhaps a friendly ghost or angel watching over her as she weeps. ♥

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    1. Kathy@ hmm...It's old tradition in India that widowed women wear white. The tradition is not followed anymore though; what wanted to convey was that Panki's mother didn't remarry after her father passed away like Holly's character in P.S. I love you. Panki in this story always wondered why her mother never remarried all these years. The book had the answer. Love never dies, it lives on...It helped her see her mom in new light...and that explains the title as well...beautiful books strengthen relationships.

      Shilpa @ Hope you could relate to the story now.

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  3. Interesting thought behind the story! Like Kathy, I am wondering, if she saw her dead mother?

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    1. It left u wondering? Probably it only means i need to more precise and explicit. The ans to you ques is given above.

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  4. was that her mom's spirit? beautiful though! and PS ILU is a wonderful read!

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    1. No, no LP. It was her mom. Clad in white just meant she was widowed like Holly. And Panki could feel the pain that her mother went thru when her father died while she was reading the book

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  5. Sweet post. That one's my fav too. Loved the last bit.

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  6. This is so touching...
    Lovely!!

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    http://locomente.blogspot.in/2013/10/those-landmark-days.html

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  7. Sometimes we get new insights by reading books and relate the characters in the novel to those dear and near.We understand things better.A brief story bringing out a great thought.Thanks

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  8. Amazing take on the prompt.
    www.vishalbheeroo.wordpress.com

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  9. I loved the book and the movie. Nice choice and nice take on the prompt. Thanks for visiting my post.

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  10. I loved the post, but after reading your explanation I am more in love with it....LOVELY!!!

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