The clock strikes 10; my phone buzzes, I disconnect the call from work and turn my face away to stare deep into the darkness; the park is hauntingly empty at this time of the day. 'Running away isn't a wise choice, dear - ' I look in the direction the voice came from, a man sitting beside me, his face vaguely visible in the … Continue reading The day my life changed( 1 min read)
His eyes narrowed; he refused to give them money; the little beggar boy and his sister in a wheelchair moved to the next person in line. 'I'm sure she can walk...frauds!!' The man shouted, glaring at them. The boy froze up; his heart beat faster. His sister held his trembling hand tightly - 'Would you believe if … Continue reading Dishonesty isn’t always a choice( 1 min read)
She checked her wristwatch again - 'Can't we just call him - ' He cut in, 'When was the last time we came on vacation together, just you and me?' Her cheeks flushed red, recalling old times. He took her hands - 'Let's relive those days.' She giggled like a teen; 'Call him!!' She insisted. He looked … Continue reading Our second honeymoon( 1 min read)
Hey bloggers and wonderful writers, I have been nominated for 'One lovely blog award' by Doodlingpanda and Poeticbliss. Thanks to both of you and everybody else who take the time to read my short stories. Okay, now let's get started - Rules Each nominee must thank the person who nominated them and link their blog in … Continue reading Sree’s got an award!!
'You look like shit man!!' Rohan exclaimed. 'You've even left the main door open!!' Dev threw his hands up. Danny sat before me, put his hand on my shoulder - 'tell me buddy...what's wrong?...and where is Ria?' 'She left...' I muttered. A long silence filled the room, all three of them thinking what to say or ask … Continue reading There’s no such thing as first love( 1 min read)
"...you're a waitress now!!" He mouthed off once his fiancée left to the loo. The smirk on his face made me want to smack him, but I managed to muster a decent smile - "Your order, sir?" "Do you even realize what a life you would've led had you not..." He paused and ran a finger down my … Continue reading I said no( <1 min read)
"Are you sure this is the place - " I nodded and went ahead. Tina, my best friend looked up and down the palace and hurried her steps to catch up with me. The main door had been long gone; we stepped inside. Rays of the Sun penetrating through the half broken glass windows weren't enough to illuminate the … Continue reading The curse( 2 min read)