Three Line Tale #46: The empty classrooms

The empty classrooms and playgrounds were tired of the deafening silence.Gone were the days when little humans graced those buildings with their presence.In a world where online classes were the norm, the school buildings felt abandoned, lonely, and unloved. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 292 prompt by Sonya. Thanks … Continue reading Three Line Tale #46: The empty classrooms

Change – A Haiku

Pandemic changed us We toe the line warily, trying to be safe This post was written in response to the Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge 373. The words for this week are line and toe. The challenge is to write a Haiku using the two words. Click on the link to know more … Continue reading Change – A Haiku

One-liner Wednesdays #50

Yawn (verb) Definition 2: That involuntarily move that you don't have to cover up anymore by pretending to drink water (or something even more creative) thanks to the physical masks that we are required wear. Click here to see my first alternate definition for Yawn. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #50

One-liner Wednesdays #49

Shot (noun) A word that we have increasingly started to associate with vaccine shots rather than gunshots. This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the link to know more about the rules … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #49

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

One-liner Wednesdays #48

Communicate (verb) The additional responsibility that we unknowingly entrust the exposed parts of our faces when we mask up (properly). This post was written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. The challenge, as the name implies is to come with a one-liner. Please click on the link to know more … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #48

The memory lane – a short story

Mindy had been cleaning out her attic when an old photograph fell to the floor and caught her attention. She picked up the old photo, dusted it off and stared at it. A wave of nostalgia hit her with the force of a speeding train. Her memories took her back to a time when her … Continue reading The memory lane – a short story

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

One-liner Wednesdays #22

Busy (adjective) When you can't believe that 24 hours, a week, a month or even a year has seemed to pass in the blink of an eye and you haven't even completed half the things on your "to-do" list. What about you? Did you find this relatable? Ever since work started post lockdown, I have … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #22

One-liner Wednesdays #21

Twice (adverb) The minimum number of times it takes most people to correctly connect a USB cable!* *as long as it's not a Type C cable! 😀 What about you? Did you find this relatable? Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #21

One-liner Wednesdays #20

Clumsy (adjective) When Mother Earth loves you so much and is really possessive of you that she pulls you down for hugs every now and then. Most of my friends tease me by saying that I walk as if I don't know how to walk/as if I'm going to fall down anytime. Clumsiness is my … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #20

One-liner Wednesdays #19

Hurry (noun) The unfortunate situation in which you find yourself performing tasks as if you are in a hyperlapse video and end up messing things more than half of the time! Procrastination gives way to hurry. The sooner the deadline, the more you hurry. 😀 Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #19

One-liner Wednesdays #18

Cooking (noun) The one skill that was widely accepted as an essential, basic skill that everyone and anyone should know, all thanks to the lockdown. I was cooking on my own well before the lockdown and I was extremely grateful that I did learn my way around the kitchen. But we have a lot of … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #18

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: W is for Worry

Worry (verb) A human tendency to obsess over complications in anything and everything; something that can suck the joy of our lives. Worrying can be injurious to our health. But that won't stop us from worrying, will it? With the COVID-19 cases being reported every day, worrying seems to have cancelled its vacation to be … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: W is for Worry

Donate, if you can. Every Rupee Counts!

It's day 7 of the #lockdown in India, announced rather hastily in the wake of the coronavirus. The public has divided opinion about the lockdown, but I, for one, am all for it. In a country like India, if the virus is given free rein and provided with all the opportunity to spread, the result … Continue reading Donate, if you can. Every Rupee Counts!

One-liner Wednesdays #17

Wi-Fi (noun) Just another thing that's saving my sanity during the lockdown. Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. DISCLAIMER: The above-mentioned post is meant to be taken lightly. We need a bit of humour in our lives, especially in the light of recent developments. Ever since midnight, the whole … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #17

One-liner Wednesdays #16

Mask (noun) Just one more commodity that many wish they had the foresight to buy in advance. Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. But many of are the opinion that healthy people need not wear masks. If all of us rush to buy masks, then the ones who truly … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #16