One in a million #FridayFictioneers

Rosie was not her usual cheerful self today when she returned from school. I gave her a hug and she burst into tears”Mom why is my skin darker than others? I look different , not one among them. Suzie was saying I do not belong here” I braced myself,I knew this was coming someday. I… Continue reading One in a million #FridayFictioneers

And she chose her happily ever after #ShortStory

It had just started snowing and Merlin couldn’t stop rushing out to the balcony every few minutes to stretch out her arms and feel the snowflakes. She loved winters. It was funny- the local people here loved summers as summers is when you could go out for a swim, sip a beer sitting in the… Continue reading And she chose her happily ever after #ShortStory

Once upon a time in the 21st century #FridayFictioneers

The white toilet seat gleamed in the sunlight. The makeshift door was open, I looked at it and felt a sense of pride in what I had accomplished. The 21st century and people stiff defecated in the open. A toilet was unheard off. When I first told them about this, they were aghast. How can… Continue reading Once upon a time in the 21st century #FridayFictioneers

Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory

Sophia woke up with a start- sleeping in the day was never enough to make up for a good night’s sleep. Plus she did not have the luxury of sleeping for 6-8 hours like her colleagues who worked in the call center at night and slept in the day. Sophia was a mother of  3… Continue reading Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory

The bad boss syndrome-Beat it, now #WriteProBlogger #WriteBravely

A good friend once told me – People change jobs not so much because of the company, pay or facilities but most often due to people.  This thought struck a chord with me as I reflected upon my corporate journey for the past 10 years. I always looks back at my initial days as a… Continue reading The bad boss syndrome-Beat it, now #WriteProBlogger #WriteBravely