Half Lies Read and rate this story.

“Babaaaa!!!” their squeals echoed in the passage as I sneaked in. “You two aren’t to bed?” I was startled, obviously. “Sir, I have been trying to make them sleep, but they were adamant to wait for you.” Sarika, the caretaker of my kids, chipped in, clearing her case. […]

History Lesson Read and rate this story.

“Students”, said the Tutor, “I know all of you have been very eagerly waiting for the lecture by our very distinguished guest today. Professor, please.” The class of twenty-year-old history students diligently burst into applause as the guest of honour took the stage. Professor looked at the hundred […]

Solace Read and rate this story.

“Well dad,” Nirmal sighed, “I guess I’m done with her.” He put the glass on the table and reached up to gently extract Neel’s hand from his shoulder. Neel complied, stepping back far enough to allow him to rise from his seat. In their house, the kitchen was […]

Her Read and rate this story.

I was sitting by the window, sipping my tea and thinking of all the good times I had. Cold winds were blowing outside and the weather made me happy. The door of my room was pushed open and inside came both my sons. 16-year-old Tarun and 14 years […]

A Helping Hand Read and rate this story.

‘On your knees!’ ‘Crawl like a baby!’ ‘Hey, you! Yes you, sweat factory!… Hoot like an owl, spread your wings and run around.’ ‘Don’t trouble your ass to sit. Let us enjoy our juniors’ creativity. Entertain us.’ The dreading ‘Intro Night’ was going on in the girls’ hostel. […]

Maze Read and rate this story.

Today, as I am getting ready for school, I am thinking of the endless possibilities. As we live, nothing changes all this while. Days pass, a new year comes our way, gradually, and then boom! There comes the ‘It’s been one year already? My life’s completely changed!’ feeling. […]