She took a deep breath, trying hard to hold her tears but in vain. A salty pearl trickled down her cheek and landed on the photo frame in her hands. The moonlight peeping through the space between the two curtains on the window made it twinkle like a star. Continue reading It’s not my fault, he shouted
“No, I don’t feel like eating,” she told him stubbornly.
He tore a bite out of the chapati and offered her, saying, “This will be the tastiest bite you will ever have. Trust me.”
She shyly took the bite from his hand and smiled while chewing.
He was right. It was the tastiest. Continue reading The shortest battle
A story of ‘Independence vs Curse’ in 99 words, reduced to 59 words, and then to 9 words and finally rewritten into 99 words, no more, no less. Continue reading Independence or curse?
The temperature outside was touching 37℃. But on the inside it was boiling at 100℃. Continue reading Be cool
A series of letters exchanged between Saanjh, her Thoughts and her Soul.
Read more to know about the story of Saanjh. Continue reading Dusk: Conflict with Self
Originally posted on Cyranny's Cove:
Due to the number of people who wanted to play along for this second edition of Cadavre Exquis, and not wanting to restrain writers’ inspiration, I divided the group in three teams. This is the work of Team #2. I hope you’ll enjoy the writing exercise! Cadavre Exquis is a writing game in which each player only gets the… Continue reading Cadavre exquis – Take 2; Team 2
Noor was getting late for her interview. After months of waiting, she finally got a call for her dream job. It was already 8:30 a.m. and she had to reach the office at 10 a.m. Noor being Miss Punctual did not want to waste another minute. She quickly grabbed a sandwich from the breakfast table, picked up her documents and left in a hurry. Continue reading The Email Notification
All the eyes were on him when he entered the office. He was about to reach his workspace when the boss’s secretary came out of his office and announced to him that he was immediately called for. Continue reading Inefficient?
“I’ve got such a hectic schedule,” she cribbed.
“When you’ll enter the corporate world, the burden will be doubled,” her friend said. Continue reading How will you be happy tomorrow?
“Why do you tend to complicate things so much?” he asked.
Continue reading Just Breathe
She woke, shivering, in the dark of the night. All she could see was black. Was it a dream? But why that same dream again and again, night after night? Continue reading The Ants