Unspoken Pain

Unspoken Pain

“One coffee.” He used to slowly approach the counter and murmur. A short old man, always dressed in a formal shirt and trousers. Must have been in his late 70’s.  His hands often used to tremble, whenever he tried to pull money from his wallet, to pay for the coffee....
That One Birthday

That One Birthday

From the gate of the house, a passage leads to a big veranda and all the rooms are spread around it. All the doors open to the same veranda. In the corner of the veranda, she sits washing dirty dishes. She sat on a wooden stool wearing a pink suit which was faded...
I Choose You

I Choose You

Present Day “I don’t have the same feelings for you.” Meera gathers her courage and finally texts Sameer. Sameer is angry and relieved at the same time. Like he was hoping, Meera would bring this up. Last 6 months were different than the first 1.5...
The Samosa Girl

The Samosa Girl

Unlike today, where you can find a girl even if you are a tourist guide, our times’ bankers and government employees got better marriage proposals and the best of girls. We were bought up in times where movies made you believe that the aim of your life should be...