Category Archives: Short Story

The Painting…

Aditi was immersed in the cacophony of colours that lay in front of her forming a glorious gallimaufry of sorts when she got the call. As she returned from her step-father’s funeral, Aditi listlessly stared at the keys which were … Continue reading

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And then she slept!!

I sit on the big brown coloured couch which is discolured at the edges but still offers the warmth of an old friend. I am fidgeting with the remote and my eyes are transfixed on the television which presents a … Continue reading

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Zest for life!!

It was a beautiful evening. Soft wind rustled the trees that otherwise stood gaunt and aloof. A petite young woman rambled on the pathway just outside the society entrance. A cute little girl, who must be five or six years … Continue reading

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Youthful !!

‘Hello from the other side, I must have called a thousand times’. As I sat near the first floor apartment, the melody hit my ear and I was moved by the sheer power of the husky voice. The woman who … Continue reading

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X-Factor !!

She walked enthusiastically holding her husband’s hand while the beats of the drum resounded through the society. They were a picture of gaiety. She wore a pink bandini saree and her large kohl laden eyes brimmed with light and happiness. … Continue reading

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