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

Life update #4ish

Hello everyone, remember me? It’s been exactly four months since I last turned my attention to this space. I hadn’t meant to take a long break like this, but then again, that’s life for you. A lot has changed in the past four months. I took a break from work, finally went to my home … Continue reading Life update #4ish

Three Line Tale #39: Dark and gloomy

She stared at the lone crow perched on the leafless branch even as tears flowed freely from her eyes. Her life suddenly seemed as dark and gloomy as the night. In one fell swoop, the accident had stolen the reason behind all her happiness and smiles. This post was written in response to the Three … Continue reading Three Line Tale #39: Dark and gloomy

tiny tale #90: Self-love

It took her a while, but ultimately she realized that the only person she could always count on was herself. (20 words)This post was written in response to the Twenty-Word Tuesday: Week 14 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 tiny tale #90: Self-love

tiny tale #89: The bittersweet victory…

The war was over. They had won.But the victory was bittersweet.While the country gained many martyrs,they lost their children.

tiny tale #88: Grey Matter

She had inherited none of her parents' grey matter. But misfortune, poverty, experiences, and circumstances made for some great teachers. (20 words) I am really tired today. It's been a really hectic week. And I am feeling very sleepy! I will be back tomorrow with all the 6WSP roundup posts that I had missed.This post … Continue reading tiny tale #88: Grey Matter

Taking for granted…

Why is so that we only realise the true value of something when it's no longer ours? We go through days and years, taking so much for granted. We never pause and think, think about all that we hold dear. All that we can't live without, and yet, all that we don't appreciate... appreciate as … Continue reading Taking for granted…

The deep, dark web

Life might seem simple But it's anything but! Memories, people, experiences. emotions, successes, failures, and so much more.. woven into an intricate web Too complicated to escape from, Too messy to make sense of, Too deep to fully understand, Too sticky at times to navigate through. As we pick up new tricks, The web gets … Continue reading The deep, dark web

One-liner Wednesdays #38

Compliment (noun) Words of praise or admiration which might be true but could also be laced with a heavy dose of sarcasm, especially if your close ones are the source of the said "compliment". This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #38

Autumn leaves

Young, green, and tender the leaves rustle in the wind. They cling on to the branches, refusing to let go and be blown away. They hold on, unyielding to the wind's breath. As the seasons pass, the leaves lose their youth. Come autumn, and they finally let go surrendering to the wind's mercy. They let … Continue reading Autumn leaves

One-liner Wednesdays #37

Creativity (noun) When you come up with impromptu, random lyrics (that do not bear any resemblance to the actual lyrics) when you feel like singing a particular song but don't know, or can't quite remember the lyrics or are too lazy to google it up. This post was written in response to today's One Liner … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #37

tiny tale #86: Kaleidoscope

At times, life made her feel like a blind kid trying to imagine the supposedly colourful views a kaleidoscope offered. (20 words) Life can be confusing at times. There are a lot of highs and lows, and a lot of sharp bends that we never see coming. Also, we can never truly appreciate the value … Continue reading tiny tale #86: Kaleidoscope

Food for Thought #6: Dogs vs. Cats…

In one of my previous posts, I made a major typing blunder. One that will teach me to not publish posts while I am trying to evade sleep! I had typed the exact opposite of what I had in mind! I typed that I would choose cats over dogs! Will I? No, never! This is … Continue reading Food for Thought #6: Dogs vs. Cats…

One-liner Wednesdays #36

Dogs (noun) Most popularly known as man's best friend (and  any woman's too!) who can seem incredibly cute and irresistible to dog lovers but at the same time can seem like ferocious monsters to people who don't get dogs and are hence scared of them! This post was written in response to today's One Liner … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #36

Food for Thought #5: Headaches…

Why do headaches exist? Sometimes they come without warning. Sometimes they gather strength over a slight period of time and turn into vicious head-splitting headaches. Have you ever come across a day when life seems perfect and then Wham! There's this slight pain that starts near to your hairline... that is, unless you've got a … Continue reading Food for Thought #5: Headaches…

One-liner Wednesdays #34

Handwriting (noun) What would be an excellent means of communication and a way of gathering admiration if beautiful, but can create much dispute if it's unrecognisable and/or unreadable especially if it happens to be your study notes, presentation points or worse, the minutes of the meeting that you had hastily scribbled down. This post was … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #34

One-liner Wednesdays #33

Silly (adjective) When you choose to believe that a black cat crossing your path when you are about to begin a journey is a sign of ill-luck, rather than the fact that the black cat was simply in a hurry to get somewhere that it took the risk of jumping in front of you (or … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #33

One-liner Wednesdays #32

Dreaming (noun) The feeling that transports you to another magical world and encloses you in a bubble of happiness, especially when you are in the middle of a boring lecture or meeting. Not to be confused with its terrible cousin: Nightmare. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #32