Krishna

Krishna

“Maa , it’s cold out here. I don’t want to go to school today.” ” No, you have to dear. You cannot make everyday a holiday for you.” answered Ria with an angry tone. And she persuaded her son to leave for school immediately. She had...
The Ride 

The Ride 

Ma hollered from the kitchen. “Bunty, Bunty!!! Are you deaf?” She was at the door, furious, her nose red with anger, almost like the button on the teddy’s nose. Or maybe, she was crying again in the kitchen, trying to hide her tears, behind her anger. She is not...
Betrayed

Betrayed

Raj  bolted the door from outside and  reached the slums, which was reeking of an odour that made him retch.  A stark brightly lighted shack, against the pitch dark night in the isolated passage caught his eyes. It allured him to enter. A bony framed, slightly hunch...
Dream

Dream

Sampath was a Chennai based software engineer, living alone in a rented one BHK apartment. His mom stayed in Tanjore, looking after the farmland and cattle. One fine morning, he woke up with a shudder from his sleep. It’s been ages since he had nightmares. He hated...
THE QUARTET’S FANTASY

THE QUARTET’S FANTASY

 “Sunny, hurry up! Papa is waiting for you.”  “Yes…..just coming.” murmured Sunny. Sunny, a brilliant till matriculation, had to opt for Mathematics reluctantly in 12th. Post-12th, his father Satpal, a Govt-contractor wanted him to pursue Engineering and therefore he...
Dance of Death

Dance of Death

My classmates were busy preparing for the upcoming term assessments, along with them I tried hard to concentrate but shuffled. Finally, I walked out of the laboratory aimlessly. My mind was confused, and my heart was ripping me apart. The two major factors in my life...