Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Saroj looked in awe at the box full of brightly coloured threads. Blue, Pink, Red, Green- how beautiful they would look when blended into a shimmery sweater for little Prisha or a scarf for Ma. When Saroj was young and visited Grandma in summer holidays, they sat for hours in the little room as Grandma… Continue reading Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

Smriti rubbed her palms together as a cool breeze blew. Dried leaves lay around her feet. She picked up one as she thought about its life – autumn was the time everyone loved posing for pictures, the hues of orange, yellow, green and brown made for a splendid Instagram pic. Did anyone care about this… Continue reading A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

Suzy and me #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

We sat, side by side as the waves splashed around, the sun shining¬† brightly. The most comforting feeling in the world is sitting beside someone and enjoying the solitude- the silence between us was so comforting. When had I last felt so much at home, not having to put up a face that people wanted… Continue reading Suzy and me #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

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

Dare to be different #SundayFlashFiction

Summer holidays had just begun and Mom religiously packed our suitcases.¬† Like every year, we would head to Grandpa and Grandma’s house in the country. As much as I loved the contrasting life there, playing in the mud, climbing trees, swinging to my heart’s delight, devouring the delicious food Grandma prepared- what I despised the… Continue reading Dare to be different #SundayFlashFiction

If wishes were horses #FridayFictioneers

Close your eyes, make a wish, seal your wish in a lantern and let it float on the river. Your wish will come true- thus ran the legend. Maya was fascinated as she saw the crowds that thronged the river bank. She made her first wish- as a child she wanted to grow up.The next… Continue reading If wishes were horses #FridayFictioneers

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