Alka Saklani's Stories

Destination?

His heartbeat quickened as he walked barefoot towards his destination. The countless moments he spent watching the school from the window of his little hut replayed in his mind. The books, the words, the magical world of knowledge always attracted him. Poverty didn’t scare him then. He was sure destiny would someday fulfil his dream. He swallowed the lump in his throat as he reached the doorstep of his destination. A few minutes later, he swept his dreams along with the dirt in the school. .

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