Don’t Do That, Listen To Me

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This is an attempt in 55 words to portray what women in India and across the world go through on an almost daily basis. They have to listen and put up with so much of emotional and physical abuse that it is a shame on entire humanity.

Just As He Was Closing The Gate

Just as he was closing the gate, Nayan heard a thud. This is a five sentence fiction based on the Saturday Prompt in the WriteTribe WhatsApp group. This post first appeared on Ishithaa.  

If We Were Having Coffee

If we were having coffee, She would call you for lunch, He would ask you if you had fever. If we were having coffee, Ogling at the other girls , Ignoring my words trying to gaze into your soul. If we were having coffee, Again you would not spend a penny, Again a call would … Read more

The Shoe Thief

When all your life you have been craving for an elder sibling, God finally gets tired of your prayers and sows the seeds of sisterhood in the heart of a person living miles away, someone whose existence you are not even aware of – how do you process so much? She just walks in one … Read more

A Letter To My Dad #WriteBravely

  Dear Dad, I realize how lucky I am to have you. To think about that day still makes me shudder. What if you hadn’t returned? I’d still be an orphan, uneducated and abused, probably living a life of drugs, alcohol and robbery. Thank you for all that you are, dad. Love, The Son You … Read more

Why Choosing Healthy Snacks For Kids Is Important

Semiya Upma

Women are no longer working in just their kitchens. They have jobs, look after their families; they cook, clean and teach the children. The parental roles in most houses have evolved. The fathers are more cooperative (in most homes) and are more than willing to take up more responsibility at home. The chores are shared … Read more

The Unknown Average #WriteBravely

The Unknown Average

The alarm rings continuously. One of the figures on the bed lies still, the other one stirs. Looks at her cupped palms and recites:                          “Karagre vasate Lakshmi…. Kara madhye…..” She bends down and touches the ground reverently and steps out noiselessly. As if her … Read more

The Secret Of The Map #WriteBravely #Ishithaa

  The third stair creaked as the twins tried sneaking up. This was the best chance the sisters would get as the entire family was sleeping. The map had to be decoded before their vacations ended and they returned to the city. Their mum had promised to get them a puppy if they cracked this … Read more

7 Handy Resources For Bloggers – #Ishithaa

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7 Must have resources for bloggers is written for Day 2 of WriteTribe Festival of Words where the prompt was to share a resource.

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