Finding my silver lining #FridayFictioneers

The test result was negative again, my hopes were crushed yet another time. The woollen cap I was knitting for my baby would not adorn its head now. Multiple visits to the gynec, series of tests and still no success. I had done it all- in the hope of becoming a mother. 5 years of… Continue reading Finding my silver lining #FridayFictioneers

Finding light in darkness #FridayFictioneers

I looked out of the window- the tree which was blooming a few days ago was now barren-the flowers had fallen,leaves had withered away, it stood forlorn,naked. It had snowed last night and ice that wrapped itself on the branches made the tree look looked ¬†surreal.The barren tree looked magnificent today- all alone, without its… Continue reading Finding light in darkness #FridayFictioneers

Once upon a time in the 21st century #FridayFictioneers

The white toilet seat gleamed in the sunlight. The makeshift door was open, I looked at it and felt a sense of pride in what I had accomplished. The 21st century and people stiff defecated in the open. A toilet was unheard off. When I first told them about this, they were aghast. How can… Continue reading Once upon a time in the 21st century #FridayFictioneers

A closet full of nothing #FridayFictioneers

I was so excited, we had moved to a new house. I opened the door expecting to see a closet where I could store all my handbags and shoes. I was in for a nasty surprise. The closet was full of old clothes, baskets,mop and a grandfather clock. I called out to Mom.”Who the hell… Continue reading A closet full of nothing #FridayFictioneers

The day I found my SuperHero #FridayFictioneers

Fire Fire, Help I am trapped here in the balcony, I screamed, my throat hoarse as the flames grew bigger. There was a fire in the building and most people had managed to scramble out, I was the unlucky one left behind. I waited for Superman, wasn’t he supposed to come and rescue me? The… Continue reading The day I found my SuperHero #FridayFictioneers

The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers

The rows of of branded stores, roadside cafes,her dream destination Chicago did little to cheer her up today.It had been just 2 days that she landed in her city of dreams for a business assignment. The initial thrill had subsided and she had this gnawing feeling of missing her daughter, the pain of a mother… Continue reading The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers

Eternal Happiness #FridayFictioneers

Suzy looked forlorn, David had just dumped her.They were all set to go on this exotic vacation to Paris and she had a feeling he would propose her. But, it all ended abruptly. The tear stricken Suzy sat cursing her fate,looking at the sun setting in the horizon.The Paris tickets need to be cancelled, she… Continue reading Eternal Happiness #FridayFictioneers

The possessed tree #FridayFictioneers

Mr Murray and his wife looked at each other, a twinkle in their eyes and a smile on their lips “We will take the house”, he said. “Thats great Mr &Mrs Murray but its my duty to warn you about this possessed tree- the weeping one it is called. Some say that saw ghosts floating… Continue reading The possessed tree #FridayFictioneers

The bird who knows all #FridayFictioneers

Paddy knows it all- he sees things which we don’t see or deliberately shut our eyes and act oblivious, he knows the deep dark secrets- this little birdie knows them all!. As little Jena sang the song, her brother John stood mouth open, thinking- “Paddy knows I broke the cookie jar”. Her Mom Sara smiled… Continue reading The bird who knows all #FridayFictioneers

Life will never be the same again #FridayFictioneers

Leila squinted her eyes as she looked at the tinned roof and the cracked windows- the place she would now have to get used to living in. Her new home. Memories of the tumultuous 2 days came flashing by where she and her folks were driven away from their land, she saw her own house… Continue reading Life will never be the same again #FridayFictioneers