“Khwaab ho tum ya…” wafted through the air and reached his ears, as he sat down to read his morning newspaper. He stopped peering over the newspaper with a magnifying glass and started humming the music as his fingers involuntarily played an imaginary piano in the air. Eyes closed, a smile lingering on his lips, […]
Twitter usually evokes mixed reactions. There are few who love it and then there are few who hate it. I think it’s more about finding your tribe. Once you find it, you will love Twitter. The above post kind of sums up my relationship with twitter.
Gayatri Gadre has started a series called #Tiniature that will run the whole of July! You write one tiny story everyday on Twitter. Though I joined in late, this is my entry for it. You can read what other’s wrote by following the #Tiniature on Twitter.
I was tired but eager. The whole process had been draining both physically and emotionally to say the least and once, I was awash with a wonderful sense of anticipation. Just after the delivery while you were being cleaned, checked and fed, I hardly had a chance to take a glimpse of you. I […]
She wore a crisp white shirt and a pencil skirt. Her hair had been tied into a tight ponytail. She checked the time. She was ready early. The newspaper on the table caught her attention. The youngest and the most promising CEO of the billion dollar empire will meet with the shareholders today, it read. […]
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 […]
As her eyes adjusted to the surroundings and she looked around. She saw a woman in white looking intently at her ‘Can you hear me,’ she asked. Sudha nodded in affirmative. ‘You have been extremely lucky, Miss… she said’ Sudha looked at her dusty and blood soaked top Puzzled, she asked ‘what happened?’ I was […]
It was like any other day in the city market In the sea of people, I was another jostling my way Just then, there was an uncanny feeling The steps around were quicker and shops pulling their shutter A shopkeeper informed me that riots had broken out Hurry home quickly, he said with a quiver […]
She straightened her cap as she looked in the mirror Today her life-long dream was coming true As a feisty college grad, she had written to the army chief “I wish to serve in the armed forces, when are girls being allowed in olive green?” She hardly had expected a reply, but there it came, […]