The dining room was buzzing with the usual morning chitter-chatter. The table was laid down with elaborate breakfast menu: Idli-sambhar, Aloo-poori, french toast and the overflowing cups of chai. The groups of twos and threes were spread across the whole room enjoying their first meal of the day together. It was indeed a house full […]
I see you!
I see you walking around like a zombie in my room. You are standing in front of my mirror and using my accessories. That’s my mascara that you just applied. You open my closet and wear my dresses to the parties. You are living my life. Life that I had built for me. How did […]
Great expectations for greater things?
Who could have thought that a young life would be lost so soon? Who would believe that a single failure would destroy a family? He was a gem they said as his funeral pyre was being lit. How would the parents bear the loss of only child? These and many more hushed questions would stop […]
Friends for life!
Ramya and Suhani, were the little girls who had met on the first day of playschool & have been inseparable ever since. They were the definition of soul sisters. Their families had accepted them as extended family member. The regular sleepover at school nights were not an issue. The first crushes, first love, first kiss, […]
Death by Chocolate?
“Mommy, can I have the chocolate now? Please!”, little Jocey pleaded again. “Not yet, finish your dinner and then we will talk.”, was the usual reply she got from his mother. “But I want it now, now, NOW…”, she shrieked. ************* “No Mommy, No. I won’t steal the chocolate again. Do not hit me”, and […]
The dogs barking at a distance and the flickering street light was the only indication of the civilization on this street. A sleepy figure was waking up slowly as the moon light fell all across him. As he gained consciousness, he found himself semi-naked on the side of the street. He was drowsy and trying […]
Bejeweled and Bedazzled!
The sculpture has been part of the museum for as long anyone can remember. No one knew where it had originated or how it appeared in the museum. It stands near the entrance of Jewellery Exhibition in the museum. People adore the rubies, diamonds and the sapphires embedded in the statue. What stood out was […]