Dear Son

I wake up, perspiring. The clock is ticking and I know I don’t have much time. The sun is setting and the shadows are growing longer. The darkness does nothing to calm me, I know it is just a dream that shook me up so; but lately my reality is becoming more horrific than my … Read more

The Egg or The Hen

“Etta, what came first, the egg or the hen?” “I don’t know. Go ask daddy. You and your weird questions!” “Daddyyyyy” “Not now Esther. Daddy is busy.” When he saw how his daughter’s face fell, he pulled her into his lap, “What’s it kiddo?” “Daddy, the hen or the egg?” “The egg came into existence … Read more

I Wish

I wish I could remember. Those conversations, those fights. I wish.

Tingling Memories, Wafting Fragrances

  As twilight approaches, signaling a new dawn a couple of hours away, a new day filled with new dreams, new life and new hopes, new things to be achieved and newer relationships to be nurtured, I can’t help but feel an ache in my heart. Some of you know that my big day is … Read more

Continue The Story

  Two writers Patrick and Varsha began their own tales in two different corners of the blogiverse. Wonderful Corinne, prompted us over at WriteTribe  to continue the story from where they left us. I couldn’t pick between the stories and decided to combine both. Do let me know what you think :)  *** “Jose, are … Read more

He

He is the first person I look at when I wake up. He is the first one I talk to everyday. He is the first one I hug and cuddle in the morning. The guy is quiet, observant yet absent minded, taller than me and pampers me a lot. At social functions and family get-togethers, … Read more

Paru’s Umwelt

This post was submitted for a contest at 1HundredWorks. If you like this story, please vote for me by liking/sharing/commenting/tweeting on my story over at their site. Cheers 🙂 Paru’s Umwelt The day had begun like always. There was nothing different in the sunrise today and the sunrise yesterday – Paru slept late as usual … Read more

From Yesterday to Today, the Story of Hope

The master of ceremonies invites Mr. Ansh Kiran, the recipient of the prestigious Golden Citizen Award, to give a speech of acknowledgement. “I accept this honour you bestow upon me, and dedicate it to my bhayya, Kiran. You must be surprised to note that I called you bhayya – my elder brother. I have always … Read more

Why I Write?

Sharing some quotes on writing, before I proceed to my story: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”  ― Maya Angelou “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”  ― Toni Morrison “We write to taste life twice, in the … Read more

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