“Baba, have something. You are falling weak with each passing day.” He handed over some Prasad (packed food of the temple) while descending the last stair of the temple. It was Tuesday and as always, the temple was filled with devotees. The Shiva’s day and all the devotees had personal appointment with the deity sitting … Continue reading The Waiting…
Category: Short Stories
Pros and Cons of participating in an Anthology
Every now and then we hear of anthologies getting announced by numerous Publication Houses. Some of them are paid and some of them are unpaid anthologies. I have seen so many debates going around the established authors that should we participate in such anthologies or not, so that gave me an idea to come up … Continue reading Pros and Cons of participating in an Anthology
“Help!” He shouted his lungs out. “Get me out of here. You are doing a mistake.” He beats the four corners of the steel cage in which he was kept imprisoned. It was all dark, he can’t even stretch his own legs as the space was restricted him in doing so. He was absolutely clueless … Continue reading Caged!
‘That Child In the Park’ – A Short Story
I was getting distracted by the way he was staring at me. The irritation of being stared was clearly visible on my face but the boy still kept on staring. Finally, I lost it and looked back at him. The boy smiled and said, "Aunty, can you please help me swing?" His voice was innocent … Continue reading ‘That Child In the Park’ – A Short Story
‘Lady in the dark’ – Short Story
Staring out of the window, I could see that lady. Dark streets, flickering street lights, atmosphere full of the barking dogs, distant and far and that lady, walking all alone to nowhere. I lit my cigarette, closed the lights of the room, positioned my chair next to the window with curtains aside and focused on … Continue reading ‘Lady in the dark’ – Short Story
Burden – A short story that shaped my intellect
Just now my Facebook page has reached 5000 'likes'. I felt the moment special because atleast 5000 people are watching me doing 'crazy' stuff. I don't know why, I thought to start taking blogging a bit more seriously and that's why, I have promised myself to write stories more often. Why stories? Because it all … Continue reading Burden – A short story that shaped my intellect
Does it matter?
“No one wants to read out there. This is just a waste of time.” His frustration was finally coming out, loud. “I want to read.” “That’s because you want to know what happens to you.” His anger was unknowingly getting surpassed of his own judgments. He was yelling at someone who doesn’t deserve it. “May … Continue reading Does it matter?