With this wonderful picture prompt, the host of FictionMonday Vinitha shared a thought . She spoke about the petals of a dandelion which do not shy away from showing their vulnerability, their fragility as they free them self from the flower and wander off. To be not afraid of our own vulnerability – and being… Continue reading Being vulnerable #FictionMondays
I stood in front of the mirror, my eyes shut tightly. My heart was beating so loudly, the thumping could be heard all around the room, my palm was moist with sweat, my throat parched. My life passed before my eyes like a blur. Every time I stood before this mirror and looked at myself,… Continue reading In pursuit of a miracle #WriteBravely
I have always been a die hard fan of Jodi Picoult. I started off with “My Sister’s Keeper” and I knew I had found an author whose books I can truly treasure. They are not the fairytale, romantic books, but talk of death, disease, court cases, despair, grief but at the same time, there is… Continue reading Small Great Things-here is why as a dusky woman, I could relate to this book so much.
Niharika thy name is grace and beauty. The newspapers were full of praise for India’s top classical dancer. Niki as she was called, was passionate about her art. It was combination of luck and determination which led to her meteoric rise. The fall was sudden and plunged her into the depths of darkness. A… Continue reading I shall rise #FFFAW #FlashFiction