White lie #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Creases of worry appeared on Rohan’s forehead as he spoke to Malti on the phone A sudden phone call in the middle of the night from Malti’s childhood friend Sulakshana had suddenly turned things topsy turvy for the family. Sulu was going to get hitched in a fortnight but something had gone terribly wrong all… Continue reading White lie #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Basking in the sun #FFFAW #FlashFiction

My aunt Sara always made me carry an umbrella when we stepped out of the house. I was forbidden from playing in the sun. I looked longingly as my friends learnt swimming during summer holidays. “Are you crazy? Do you know how tanned you will get?” I wished to run, without the sunscreen, without these… Continue reading Basking in the sun #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Secrets #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The vase stood on the table, gleaming in the sunlight. It was testimony to our love story. On our honeymoon, as we wandered in the streets of Paris, my eyes fell upon this vase and we bought it. There was something magnetic about it. Since then, it has been witness to our fairytale marriage. 10… Continue reading Secrets #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Destiny #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Ria and Raina were squealing with delight as they looked out of the aeroplane window. They couldn’t wait for it to take off, it would be so wonderful flying in the sky and see the whole world through a window. It was the first time they were flying. Their destiny was about to change. They… Continue reading Destiny #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Goodbye #FFFAW #FlashFiction

I watch Jason from the window as he briskly walks down the steps. I look at the watch on my wrist- one of my most precious gifts which Jason had brought for me last Christmas from his bonus. Seconds pass by. I wish I could turn time back- to the day we went out to… Continue reading Goodbye #FFFAW #FlashFiction

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 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