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

Gender Neutral- Flash Fiction

As much as people talk about a gender agnostic world, little changes. Women earn the bread but continue to bake it single handed- Payal sighed. Vidhi looked at her, a crease of worry appearing on her brow. As she heard a giggle nearby, she turned and saw her kids Rohan and Rhea playing “house house” as Rohan… Continue reading Gender Neutral- Flash Fiction

Micro Tales-Labelled

Accused of being a bad mother, one who worked leaving her kids at the mercy of maids, drank and partied till late hours and she had the audacity of leveling charges against her “good” husband. As the prosecutor grilled her and questioned her capabilities as a mother, her little daughter cowered in her seat looking… Continue reading Micro Tales-Labelled