The burnt-at-the-edges and wobbly-in-the-middle, chocolate cake baked by her little sister, was the birthday gift she loved and cherished the most. Author's Note: Sometimes, it's the little things that count. It's these small gestures that bring a smile to our faces and gives us the warm fuzzies! Happy Independence Day, fellow Indians. #ProudToBeAnIndian I'll reply … Continue reading tiny tale #36: It’s the thought that counts…
She played her favourite song in an endless loop, over and over again until she could sing along without missing a beat.... Okay, raise your hand if you have ever done this! 😁 😂 I do this all the time and that probably explains why a very good part of brain storage deals solely with song lyrics. If … Continue reading tiny tale #35: An endless loop!
He peeked through the blinds, camera in hand, careful not to make any sound. He was determined, to snap a photo of the rather elusive Blackbird. (140 characters) Written in response to the Twittering Tale #33 photo prompt. The challenge is to tell a story based on the given photo prompt in 140 characters or less. Please … Continue reading tiny tale #34: Lying in wait
" Mommy, why didn't the car stop? You are supposed to stop your car on a zebra crossing. My teacher said that it's the rule. Everyone should follow the rule, shouldn't they? Turn why didn't he follow the rule, mommy? " As usual, the mother had to think for a while before answering her seven-year-old … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Zebra crossing (tiny tale #33)
"Stop crying. I won't buy you the balloon. You have to learn that you can't always have what you want", said the mother to her daughter. "That's true", the orphaned balloon seller thought to himself. © 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved. Author’s Note: I’m busy preparing for an upcoming exam. (Brushing up on four years … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: You can’t always have what you want.. (tiny tale #32)
"Okay. Who can tell me the value of x in this question?", asked the teacher. As her students raced to be the first to solve the problem, the young teacher's memories took her back to the time when she was a student… (A flashback to 20 years before the present day) "Swati, have you been … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: X? (tiny tale #31)
Dear glasses, My whole world wouldn't be the same without you, I would be blind without you, I can't go on without you. I need you with me, always, You are an indispensable part of my life. Yours truly, A bespectacled girl © 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved. Image courtesy: Pixabay Here are the … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Without You (tiny tale #30)