Breaking the tradition #FFFAW #FlashFiction #MyFriendAlexa

Alice stood on the porch, sipping her coffee as she looked at the mist shrouding the garden, making it look picture perfect. It was her birthday today and she had broken the tradition of 20 years. Every year John and she came here, cut the cake, drank wine, dined and made love but today she… Continue reading Breaking the tradition #FFFAW #FlashFiction #MyFriendAlexa

Not quite what it seems #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The aroma of freshly baked donuts and hot chocolate sauce wafted through the room. The children crowded around the little dog figurine who was seated on a donut as the most appealing chocolate cupcake lay atop his head. It was very hard to resist the temptation of taking a bite. Marie looked at the kids… Continue reading Not quite what it seems #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Being Mala #FFFAW #FlashFiction

A lady in her 50’s dressed in baggy pants and a shirt, her hair in a messy bun was pacing up and down the street. Despite a “No entry” board, she walked right past that road, turned around and kept walking in circles. She bent once to tie her shoelace but seemed to be having… Continue reading Being Mala #FFFAW #FlashFiction

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