Feels like home to me #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The Cove- as it was called was Annie’s safe haven. That one place she loved to visit in times of happiness and grief. She would sit hours watching the windmill, her eyes fixated on the spinning blades. She brought me here on our 4th date and I have been a regular since then. During good… Continue reading Feels like home to me #FFFAW #FlashFiction

One in a million #FridayFictioneers

Rosie was not her usual cheerful self today when she returned from school. I gave her a hug and she burst into tears”Mom why is my skin darker than others? I look different , not one among them. Suzie was saying I do not belong here” I braced myself,I knew this was coming someday. I… Continue reading One in a million #FridayFictioneers

One more time #FFFAW #FlashFiction

I waded into the water, one step at a time. It was so different this time. Every other time , doing this made me happy. I loved the cool water as it touched my skin and took me to a different world. As a kid I enjoyed splashing water on my sisters as we played.… Continue reading One more time #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Because you are a woman

As a part of the Diversity Network at my workplace, we hosted a talented and strong woman leader in our Coffee Corner session which is a candid informal conversation over coffee where people from junior levels get to meet and interact with a senior leader/leaders. The conversations range across diverse topics like career progression, networking… Continue reading Because you are a woman

It happened one snowy night #FridayFictioneers

I loved the snow, I could sit by the window for hours staring at the snowflakes as they changed the entire landscape- from green and brown to spotless white. My friends loved the sun and hated winters, they thought I am weird. Then one day, Jamie broke up with me on a snowy winter night.… Continue reading It happened one snowy night #FridayFictioneers

The dolls who came to life #FFFAW

Mani looked at the figurines he had arranged last night for Golu- something was very odd. The cricket team he had proudly displayed to celebrate the cricket fervour stood at their usual spot, their hands raised in victory. He had added Lord Ganesha to the assemble last night, he was placed at a prominent position… Continue reading The dolls who came to life #FFFAW

Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

Suma stared at the picture on her Mac- it symbolised her current situation in life so well. Here she was at the crossroads- which path should she take? The safe and secure one which will ensure she maintains her dignity, status and has the security of her family and money for rest of her life?… Continue reading Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction