The Call

The Call

Don’t worry ma, you take father to the hospital. I will transfer money tonight itself’, Sumana assured her. She picked up her phone and gave a missed call. Work would come in a while. She made a strong cup of her favorite stress buster – ginger tea....
The Final Lesson

The Final Lesson

She stood by the window and watched them. The playground reverberated with the exuberant chatter and laughter of her children. They had just finished a soccer match and their joyous backslapping enlivened the dull horizon. A smile lit up her face. It waned the next...
Anamee

Anamee

The wails, the pleadings for mercy followed her. The devilish laughter of the man, as he beat and pulled the woman inside, still reverberated around her. Her legs wobbled like jelly but she plodded on. They would be waiting for her at home. Home… Home was her...
Aditya And Chandni – From Us To Me

Aditya And Chandni – From Us To Me

Aahhh…to be rejected me once again! Would she ever forgive me for my bêtise, my impetuous disappearance that day? Eons ago I stood there, transfixed. Stunned at the horrific sight. They were melting away in front of me…my little babies. I lunged forward,...
The Chance Encounter

The Chance Encounter

Ahmad paid the money, picked up the bouquets and hopped onto the bike. Rajan zoomed off towards their favorite place. The place where they had met as complete strangers. It was a day to celebrate with the loved ones. They lay in wait.  Six months ago A pre-summer sun...