Envy #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Little Riya looked at the skyscraper in awe. Bright lights shone in every window. A picture perfect life of those living in the cosy homes with lots of good food, life’s comforts, those picturesque family holidays, good clothes- they had everything. She yearned to taste this high life, for a day atleast. Alas, wishes dint… Continue reading Envy #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The day she stopped crying

She wriggled out of her mother’s womb and entered this world with a ear piercing cry. They rejoiced her birth- crying is a healthy sign for a new born, they said She was a toddler now and she cried for more milk, more sleep. Ah babies cry for everything, don’t take it seriously they said.… Continue reading The day she stopped crying

Déjà vu #FridayFotoFiction #FlashFiction

Beads of sweat trickled down his forehead. He cowered in fear, his eyes depicted looming despair. He knew what would befall him. But when it came, it shook his core. The first blow hit him hard in the face, his lips started to bleed. A few blows were then reigned at him in the stomach,… Continue reading Déjà vu #FridayFotoFiction #FlashFiction

Reincarnation #FridayFictioneers

She woke up with a start.She had seen the same dream again-the remnants of a castle somewhere deep in the woods.She had been seeing this castle since ages and vividly recalled every detail.She twitched her scar just below the chin,a birth symbol which she detested, it  was too prominent and she always caught people staring… Continue reading Reincarnation #FridayFictioneers

Tête-à-Tête with Basamma #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The one person whose role was restricted to washing utensils and sweeping/mopping the house- in the past only a few who could afford having a maid hired her. The scene has changed drastically. You will hardly find a single household who doesn’t employ a maid. From cleaning utensils and sweeping/mopping and washing clothes, she has… Continue reading Tête-à-Tête with Basamma #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The magic wand

I was 12 years old when I first watched the popular shows “I dream of Jeanie” and “Bewitched” where the protagonist had magical powers. They just had to wish for something, tap their fingers and lo behold! They would get what they wished for. I was fascinated and wondered what if I were to get… Continue reading The magic wand

YELLOW Tulips- #BarAThon

Maya held the bunch of yellow tulips and took in the fragrance. This was the only constant thing in her insane life which shifted gears every other day. 5 years of marital bliss, being as much in love with her man, at the pinnacle of her career, what else did she need? A barren womb… Continue reading YELLOW Tulips- #BarAThon