six word story #113

Her willpower succeeded where drugs failed. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #82: Drug. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. The sheer power of our willpower can get us through so much. They can cure us even when drugs fail to … Continue reading six word story #113

From the streets of Manali

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For some reason, I find myself running out of inspiration (and time!) to create new posts. So I decided to repost of the first posts on my blog. This particular post was originally published on February 15,2015. I hope you will enjoy this blast from the past! I first saw him on the streets of … Continue reading From the streets of Manali

six word story #112

She made mistakes. Never repeated them. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #81: Mistake. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. We have a saying at work - "It's okay to make mistakes, as long as you learn from them and never … Continue reading six word story #112

Food for thought #8: Why are we obsessed with time?

The clock keeps ticking. It has never stopped and it will never stop either. Seconds turn to minutes to hours and just like that, an entire day had passed before you can fully realize it. Time works in mysterious ways. It's like a jigsaw puzzle that you can't seem to complete. But then again, we … Continue reading Food for thought #8: Why are we obsessed with time?

six word story #111

Food satisfies hunger, but not greed. I am not a fan of people who are extremely picky and waste food thoughtlessly. Being picky is alright but that's not an excuse to waste food. When there are so many people who are starving and struggling to get at least one square meal per day, it feels … Continue reading six word story #111

Sunlight

Hot, dry summer morning Try at it might, sunlight failed To pry apart the wall of greenery Diminished in strength from its effort It filtered through as thin beams Illuminating the tunnel of greenery With its golden beams The sun will always find a way to shine through. Light will always find a way. Darkness … Continue reading Sunlight

six word story #110

"Stop. It's hurting", begged the patient. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #80: Beg. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. This story can be interpreted as a plea from a terminal patient or someone who is scared of injections or even … Continue reading six word story #110

six word story #109

Her past continued to torment her. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #79: Past. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes the past can be too traumatizing. No matter how much you try to put it past you, it just creeps … Continue reading six word story #109

Best Friends Forever – a tiny tale

The first time they had met each other at school, little did Ananya, Mariya and Aisha know that they would end being the best of friends. Fate and circumstances had enabled them to forge a lasting bond of friendship. Even as the seasons passed, days turned into weeks, weeks turned into years and years turned … Continue reading Best Friends Forever – a tiny tale

six word story #108

Captor slept soundly. His victim escaped! This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #78: Sound. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. I was feeling particularly uninspired by this week's prompt! Feel free to leave a comment with prompt words for the upcoming … Continue reading six word story #108

Cloudy skies

The afternoon sun's rays Paints a canvas of brilliant azure Blissful blue sky Luminous and bewitching Spotted with white, fluffy clouds Wispy and fuzzy Like balls of cotton They sail across the azure sky Engulfing the sun Plunging the sky into darkness. Their ragged edges glow brightly Courtesy of their radiant victim Gradually, they release … Continue reading Cloudy skies

Life – A celebration

Life is too short Say goodbye to grudges and regrets And be a good sport. Don't waste life chasing after assets Happiness should come first Celebrate life to the fullest Make memories for they always last We only get one chance at life Make every second count Let light chase the darkness away Let positivity … Continue reading Life – A celebration

six word story #107

"Back to normal", the world prays. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #77: Normal. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #107

six word story #106

World yearns for normalcy. Covid disagrees. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #77: Normal. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #106

Three Line Tale #43: Are You Happy Now?

Vimal unwrapped the towel that was rolled into a ball and left at the door of his apartment. "Are You Happy Now?" read the towel with an arrow pointing to the other side which read "Open the door; happiness awaits you". Though he was shocked and a little apprehensive, Vimal turned the key in the … Continue reading Three Line Tale #43: Are You Happy Now?

How the times have changed!

In the earlier dayswe had so many choices,freedom to roam about,to explore placesfar and near,unmasked and unafraid.We could go to the cinemaand then maybe hit a restaurant.Stepping out was funand all that we didover most weekends.Malls, parks, street food,shopping, dining out,movies, concerts,road trips, partying- we did it all!The more the merrier,and so it wentuntil a … Continue reading How the times have changed!

six word story #105

Hope seemed non-existent. Miracle saved them. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #76: Miracle. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #105

Three Line Tale #42: The world is her canvas

She spread joy wherever she went,like she was re-painting the world around her in bright colours,transforming a world that seemed to have forgotten that colours exist! This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 279 prompt by Sonya. Thanks to Sonya for hosting this challenge. If you want to participate, please visit … Continue reading Three Line Tale #42: The world is her canvas

Balcony garden – a tiny tale

When she felt the stress of reality suffocate her, her small balcony garden provided her with much-needed peace and tranquility. (20 words)This post was written in response to the Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 34 prompt. Thank you, Bulbul for hosting this challenge. The challenge is to weave a tale in exactly 20 words based on the given … Continue reading Balcony garden – a tiny tale

Three Line Tale #41: Happiness is a piece of cake

Anita broke her fortune cookie, took one look at her fortune that proclaimed "Happiness is a piece of cake" and rolled her eyes. Then a brilliant idea flashed into her mind - now that she had been laid off, she could use the time to turn her passion into her job and turn into a … Continue reading Three Line Tale #41: Happiness is a piece of cake

six word story #104

Love blossomed. Fate had other plans. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #75: Love. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #104

Destiny – a tiny tale

Grew up listening to grandma's stories. Little did she imagine that one day she would be a best-selling author herself. (20 words)This post was written in response to the Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 33 prompt. Thank you, Bulbul for hosting this challenge. The challenge is to weave a tale in exactly 20 words based on the given … Continue reading Destiny – a tiny tale

Escape from reality – a tiny tale

She always turned to her storybooks to escape her own harsh reality. Life seemed much better in the fictional world. (20 words)This post was written in response to the Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 33 prompt. Thank you, Bulbul for hosting this challenge. The challenge is to weave a tale in exactly 20 words based on the given … Continue reading Escape from reality – a tiny tale

Dealing with Cockroaches!

Ahimsa might be a wonderful policy but it is certainly not my policy when it comes to cockroaches and mosquitoes. Since I have already established myself as an accomplished mosquito killer, (through my posts Killing spree, R is for Revenge, and SoCS – Zz) I thought I would share my experiences with cockroaches. Don't get me … Continue reading Dealing with Cockroaches!

Three Line Tale #40: The Graduation

Ever since she was a little girl, Emma had always dreamed of being valedictorian. She had her heart set on delivering a kickass speech that would make the audience erupt in applause and cheering.But as she looked at the giant framed version of her brother's graduation picture, she realized that her own virtual graduation would … Continue reading Three Line Tale #40: The Graduation