I am a weeping willow, standing in the middle of this cemetery. A serene, and a beautiful place, with a violent past. It used to be a thriving village here, before war came along, This place became the epicenter of a fierce battle. Bright young boys from different countries stood on both sides of the […]
You don’t choose a family, you are born with it! I am not talking about choosing a husband, I am talking about the family that you are born in. Nowadays with nuclear families, we don’t get enough time to know our own first cousins, let alone an extended family! So how do we keep that […]
I was/am (a bit confused here!) an extrovert. Making friends, planning and going out, conducting events etc was never a problem for me. It came as second nature; hence there was never a dearth of friends or people whom I could confide in. I always had different set of friends that I would hangout with […]
She got up before sunrise and went to meet her mom-in-law, Hesitantly, her mom-in-law gave her the Sargi. She had been fasting the whole day, like she did every year, but this year was different While she went about her daily routine, her ears were glued to the radio set in the kitchen. Every ring […]
I came across this interesting prompt on Dr.Amrita and DeepaGandhi’s blog asking ‘Do you think all dads are superheroes?’ and it got me thinking, isn’t it true? All normal and sensible men are superheroes in their own right! Think back to your dad’s, don’t you hold a special place for them in your hearts? I […]
Meera quickly got ready. It was a beautiful morning and she had a job interview. She dressed up in a beautiful pastel salwar kameez and bowed to god before leaving the house. Her father, who was a tailor, wasn’t very happy. “Why do you keep giving job interviews? I sent you to school because you […]
Sudha banged the phone down, as she heard for the nth time that Amit, her husband was going to be late in office. As she was seething with anger and frustration, she heard a soft humming from the kitchen. She looked up to realize it was her house-help Alka. Alka was a slim woman, who […]
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