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.
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
“Will you be alright Teddy? I know that losing a job is not easy, just hang in there and ask me if you need money or anything else.” “Rosa, I will be okay, the greatest treasure of my life is still here. As long as you’re with me, I am the king of the world.” … Read more
writingwednesdays Once upon a time, there lived six blind men in a village. One day the villagers told them, “Hey, there is an elephant in the village today.” They had no idea what an elephant is. They decided, “Even though we would not be able to see it, let us go and feel it … Read more
This is The 23rd Girl Book Review 23 is a number I like. Not obsessed, but more or less a number that I like because 23 also happens to be my date of birth. So when WriteTrbe was offering a chance to review The 23rd Girl, I decided to grab the chance. The book … Read more
Dear Too Scared To Live Me, Need I ask how you are? You feel so much pain, you want to quit. Trust me I can see you, feel you, perhaps more than you do now. Even when tears blind you, you will say you are doing well and flash me your brilliant smile. You see … Read more
Surprised at the ajar door, he sneaked in post ensuring that the lights were off and everyone was probably asleep, tip-toeing inside the house not to make any noise, the lights went on exposing his masked face and the gunny bag on his back as the crowd hollered out â€˜Surpriseâ€¦. Happy Birthdayâ€¦â€™! Surprise indeed twas. … Read more
They were all set to move into their new apartment, with the boxes sealed and the bags packed.Â There was nothing wrong with the house as such, lovely neighbours; perfect ambience for children and very ideally located in the city close to all the amenities a normal family of three would require. Trouble started brewing … Read more