Gone into reverse

The colour of the sweater that I was wearing, My hair that never failed to frustrate me, The cup of coffee that I last had, The night sky and the alleyway I was walking along, All three had one thing in common, something I was extremely fond of... I stopped loving it when blackness clouded … Continue reading Gone into reverse

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tiny tale #48: Holed up

Earthlings used to worship me. Over the years, worship morphed into exploitation and contamination. I used to flow about in abundance, clear as the blue sky. Now I'm reduced to hiding in the deepest, darkest pits to save myself. I used to be called water, Now they call me liquid gold. (280 characters) This post … Continue reading tiny tale #48: Holed up

short story #6: In her own right…

Update 1: Woohoo! This post was selected as a top post on IndiBlogger, the biggest community of Indian Bloggers!  Update 2: It has been a selected as a WOW post by blogadda.com! It was time. The day had finally arrived albeit with none of the fanfare that one would expect after years of waiting. She had … Continue reading short story #6: In her own right…

six word story #42

Politician: Corrupt News: Suppressed Reporter: Killed Written in response to this week's #SixWordStoryChallenge prompt: Censorship (Check this link for more six-word stories inspired by this prompt!) Please click here to read the six word stories that I've previously published on this blog. Thanks to Sara for hosting this amazing challenge! 🙂 The #SixWordStoryChallenge is a … Continue reading six word story #42

Three Line Tale #6: Family ♥️

It was their first trip aboard as a family and this time around, the kids were picking up the tab. After a lot of slips, trips, and falls, huffing and puffing, the parents finally managed to get a hang of ice skating. They held hands as they watched their kids engaged in a fierce game … Continue reading Three Line Tale #6: Family ♥️

tiny tale #47: Be cruel to be kind…

Alerted by the sound of approaching feet, whatever remained of the flock exchanged panic-stricken looks. The humans were back. Again! The drug trials were claiming more lives than ever. Each time, they were assured that the formula was finally perfected. But the trials never stopped. (280 characters) This post was written in response to the … Continue reading tiny tale #47: Be cruel to be kind…

six word story #41

The surgery dispelled her darkness forever! Written in response to this week's #SixWordStoryChallenge prompt: Darkness (Check this link for more six-word stories inspired by this prompt!) Please click here to read the six word stories that I've previously published on this blog. Thanks to Kirst for hosting this amazing challenge! 🙂 The #SixWordStoryChallenge is a … Continue reading six word story #41

six word story #40 (And it won an award!)

Chose money over his own country. Written in response to last week's #SixWordStoryChallenge prompt: Treason (Check this link for more six-word stories inspired by this prompt!) Please click here to read the six word stories that I've previously published on this blog. Thanks to Sara from Wonderwall for hosting this amazing challenge! 🙂 The #SixWordStoryChallenge … Continue reading six word story #40 (And it won an award!)

Three Line Tale #5: Déjà vu

When Harry and Ron volunteered to drop off the kids at Platform  9 ¾, never in their wildest dreams did Ginny and Hermione imagine, that their husbands might have plans to recreate their rather adventurous second-year arrival at Hogwarts. The Ford Anglia had been recovered, restored and magically expanded to fit Harry, Ron, James, Rose, Albus, … Continue reading Three Line Tale #5: Déjà vu

short story #6: The start of something new…

Against the backdrop of the dark night sky, the La Tour Eiffel was the crowning glory for the city of love. Mia drank in the splendid sight in front of her. At 24, it was her first solo trip and the view was well worth the effort. "Who goes to the city of love on … Continue reading short story #6: The start of something new…