Bura na mano Holi Hai #TellTaleThursday

Swara took a deep breath as she stepped out of her apartment, adjusting her shades and dupatta. She was looking forward to enjoying the festival with her friends, though a dark thought lingered in her mind which made her restless. A group of girls came running out, throwing colours and water balloons, she hugged them… Continue reading Bura na mano Holi Hai #TellTaleThursday

Being happy is all that matters #WriteBravely

The thought crossed my mind a million times. Why was I different? Born in a family of super achievers , why was I the black sheep? Mom is a fitness enthusiast , Dad an award winning businessman, my oldest sister became a pilot and the next one a super model. My younger brother went to… Continue reading Being happy is all that matters #WriteBravely

An ounce of faith #TellTaleThursday

I walk into the shopping mall, hiding my face carefully in the shawl. I look around frantically- at that man sharing an ice cream cone with his toddler, the grandma immersed in her book at Crosswords, the lovey dovey couple posing for a selfie and the man leering at me. Shouldn’t I boil with anger… Continue reading An ounce of faith #TellTaleThursday

Of loving and losing #TellTaleThursday

This New Year is going to be different. I am going to find someone worthwhile to date, my clock is ticking, I need to hurry up. What are the chances of conceiving at 37? This baby fever has hit me suddenly and now I cant stop thinking about having my own. I have been too… Continue reading Of loving and losing #TellTaleThursday

Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Saroj looked in awe at the box full of brightly coloured threads. Blue, Pink, Red, Green- how beautiful they would look when blended into a shimmery sweater for little Prisha or a scarf for Ma. When Saroj was young and visited Grandma in summer holidays, they sat for hours in the little room as Grandma… Continue reading Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

What do you see? #TellTaleThursday

Anita posed for a pic with the 2 girls- all smiles. They looked like they knew each other since years. “Bimbos” she muttered under her breath as she excused herself to refill her drink. She needed a double now. This Halloween party was no fun. And then she saw him.Her heart started racing and beads… Continue reading What do you see? #TellTaleThursday

A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

Smriti rubbed her palms together as a cool breeze blew. Dried leaves lay around her feet. She picked up one as she thought about its life – autumn was the time everyone loved posing for pictures, the hues of orange, yellow, green and brown made for a splendid Instagram pic. Did anyone care about this… Continue reading A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday