Doomsday

Doomsday

“Breakfast time!” yelled Mrs. Cooper straining her tender voice making sure her family of 102 was warned. Each of her 100 kids, lined up like a regiment on call, waiting patiently for their share of measured, balanced meal carefully aged and composted by Mrs. Cooper....
The Lie

The Lie

As the rounded Sun trekked up to the mountain top, the friendly rooster synced his wake up calls with the melodious warble of the morning birds. “Shakur! Wake up, it’s time to milk the cows”, called out mother.  Passu, a small mountain village nestled in the...
Rooms for rent in the attic

Rooms for rent in the attic

Walking down the dark street, sparsely lit by Halloween jack-o-lanterns, Jenny felt an urgent need to find an accommodation. Stopping by a small grocery shop, she shared her concern with the doe eyed, old lady across the counter. She pointed at the hoarding hung...
Invisible Self

Invisible Self

Scurrying across the long corridor, lined by the ebullient lot of sophomores, Aarti, avoided all eye contact and shyly moved to the freshman classroom of Fine Arts. An exceptionally gifted artist, Aarti had been handpicked by the university chancellor after an earnest...