Jilebis.

— Looking for feedback. All are welcome. — As I stood by the small sweet shop in one of the eat streets of the city, waves of hot air hit me from the stove lit ahead, as the heavy late night air settled around me. It was a hot night. The rains had been distantContinue reading “Jilebis.”

The Wait.

She was worried. A month had passed since he’d told her about the death. A month and he was still to write another word. He was magical with words. He made you feel the pain of his characters, the joys and blessings of their lives, the romance of the scenes left you feeling the heatContinue reading “The Wait.”

The Drop.

The old man had been unwell for more than a couple of days now. The fever wasn’t breaking. He wasn’t worried about himself though. He was worried about his garden. He’d newly planted Canna Lilies in them. They were Madam’s favourite. He would have instructed his helper how to care for them well but theContinue reading “The Drop.”

Sacrifice.

In the One Word – Many Moments Flash Fiction series, Previous Word : Rain. She was bawling! He tried asking her what happened. Their mother shushed him. “This is for you, Mary. You only get to play with this,” the mother said to her crying child. “What happened, Mom?” “She wants the train your Daddy boughtContinue reading “Sacrifice.”

Your eyes.

Your eyes. Your eyes always saw the good in me. Your eyes reminded me of how much I should love myself. Your eyes were not scared to see my darkness. Your eyes took me in from bottom to top, within to without. Your eyes wanted to know me to the core, not just the crust.Continue reading “Your eyes.”

MISSING – Fellow Blogger.

Dear Fellow Blogger, You swooped down on my blog one fine day and showered me with comments. We almost started a mutual admiration society. You excited the writer in me and made me want to please the friendly critic in you. You introduced me to the Army man’s perspective of the written word and renderedContinue reading “MISSING – Fellow Blogger.”