Labelled

I had recently moved to Pune due to a job change. Though the city was not entirely new to me, having lived here in my teens, I was coming back after almost 15 years. As I was taking up residence on the outskirts of the city in a place called Hinjewadi which consists largely of… Continue reading Labelled

God is watching #MicroMondays

God knows everything,he is watching us.Said the Priest. Little Tony withdrew his hand from the pocket,the sweet remained untouched. Good and bad do exist.Be kind,do good, do not sin- chanted the Priest. His brother Jonny looked at Jesus fearfully,I stole the apple maybe thats why Jesus asked the Priest to bite me there- he thought… Continue reading God is watching #MicroMondays

Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory

Sophia woke up with a start- sleeping in the day was never enough to make up for a good night’s sleep. Plus she did not have the luxury of sleeping for 6-8 hours like her colleagues who worked in the call center at night and slept in the day. Sophia was a mother of  3… Continue reading Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory

Real Stories #FridayFictioneers

The driveway was spell binding- one side of the road was full of trees, shedding their leaves, hues of green, yellow, red and the other side had sprawling mansions, each unique and beautiful. Everyone marvelled at the fortune of those living in these mansions. The giant house belonged to Ruby- a widow who terribly missed… Continue reading Real Stories #FridayFictioneers

Proud of being Brown #WOW #ShortStory

Naira looked at her image in the mirror and cursed her luck again. I must have done something to displease the Gods, thats the reason I have been cursed with this dark skin which  everyone detests. Known as the black sheep of the family, not due her deeds but due to the colour of her… Continue reading Proud of being Brown #WOW #ShortStory

BLUE bruises- #BarAThon

The sound of the slap reverberated, creating a hollow effect. The stillness of the moment and the deafening silence that prevailed made the atmosphere all the more ominous. Smita was dumbstruck, she felt a stinging pain on her cheek as she continued to massage her thigh where she was struck 2 minutes ago and it… Continue reading BLUE bruises- #BarAThon

Set yourself free and see how beautiful life can be- #ALetterToHer

Dear comrade, You, yes you the ultra-woman, the corporate honcho who everyone looks up to. Everyone is in awe of you and secretly wish they could step into your 3.5 inch Jimmy Choo heels. I was one among them till I attended that office promotion party which completely shook me and showed me the harsh… Continue reading Set yourself free and see how beautiful life can be- #ALetterToHer