Breaking Silence

The silence in the room was deafening. It was almost like her heart was beating inside her throat, she even doubted for a while that the people sitting across her in the room could hear her heartbeat. She thought she could hear the blood course through her veins, the walls whispering to each other, seemingly … Read more

Gender: Queer

Queer. Queer was no gender, but there was no better word.

The Silver Coloured Pouch

  “Thieeeeeeefff! Stop him! Thief!” hollering at the top of her voice Remya ran behind the man, huffing and puffing, but desperate to catch up with him. Thud! Thanks to the Cochin corporation who does not believe in covering the open drains, the hooligan was trapped in one of the infamous sewage drains that like … Read more

The Kiss – 55 Words

“Ha ha ha! This is nothing, there are more pics that will show you how crazy you were”   “Huh! You must be kidding! I’ll never ever do that!” exclaimed little Piu seeing her childhoo pics. There was this extremely funny one where she was standing on the lawn and planting a kiss on a … Read more

Journey

“They told me that the journey was more important that the destination itself.”

The I’s

“I am the one who gives the orders around here. Who are you to ask me?” “Huh! No way. I make this house a home, how dare you talk like I am of no value?” “All you do is sit at home all day and watch these stupid daily soaps. You are becoming more and … Read more

Pangs of Hunger

“Nothing, its just that you are always hungry” Mia said putting her hand on her friend’s shoulder who suffered a curious case of perpetual hunger.

The Game

  The house on the corner of the street was little Angel’s favourite place. She loved playing hopscotch on the porch, hide-and-seek and skip rope with her friend Devika. The girlie games they played together thrilled her heart immensely and she always looked forward to spending more and more time with Devika. Her house was … Read more

Fragile

There was nothing on the box except her name Chinnu Mathews and her office address. Curiosity wouldn’t let her work, she was sure. Hurriedly sitting down at her desk, she began unwrapping the box which was neatly packed in brown paper.

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