“So your parents are getting a divorce? Why? What happened? Poor you.” Meghna flinched, bowed her head and mutely walked away. Her little shoulders carried the school bag laden with books and her heart carried a heavy load, much heavier to tug along than the school bag. Life had changed in a fraction of a… Continue reading So your parents are divorced? (Short Story)
I was so excited; I couldn’t believe we would be meeting after 22 years. Time has literally flown by. I fail to suppress a chuckle when I recall those golden college days and the 4 of us. We were an inseparable gang. The tall and petite Natasha. Nats she liked to be called- every boy… Continue reading The reunion- when we parted ways forever (Short Story)
A short story . I put the receiver down and took a deep breath. The call had come like a gloomy cloud and dampened my spirits. What had Amyra done now? I kept fidgeting and biting my nails. The cup of tea lay cold on the table, it failed to entice me any longer. I… Continue reading My daughter- bully or Braveheart?
“But I am just 21 I have so much to do, hardly have I seen life. I have just stepped out of college. I want to work, want to go on treks, the mountains are calling me. They make me feel alive, I want to fly, don’t cage me father” she protested. She knew it… Continue reading My sanctum
The desire to be recognised, admired, praised, do well and be successful is something that everyone wishes for, I would be stunned and would find it hard to believe someone who doesn’t want this. Probably someone who has renounced worldly things (the moh maya) but most of us I bet fall in the first category.… Continue reading Being the mediocre woman- makes me happy
A short story-I aimlessly browsed through my Facebook news feed and once again sighed when I saw my colleague Aisha’s photos of holidaying in Mauritius. What a lucky lass! I said to myself for a 100th time. And here I am. A 35 year old, middle aged woman in whose life nothing is right. A… Continue reading The day I fell in love with my normal life
A short story Shreya brushed her hair and looked at herself in the mirror. There was a woman staring back at her, she looked familiar but somehow she wasn’t able to place her. And then a flint of recognition and a smile spread over her lips. Oh yes she was the younger 20 something Shreya-… Continue reading The secret affair – an urge to taste the forbidden fruit