Category Archives: Short Story

The Power Lies Within …

(This story won ‘Muse of the Month October 2017’ at Womensweb) Sushila locked the door of her dilapidated house in a hurry and took long strides as she was getting late for work. As she sauntered on the bumpy Mumbai … Continue reading

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Stop Judging

(This story was shortlisted for ‘ Muse of the Month September 2017’ at Womensweb )   Neelima closed the door and took a sigh of relief. She stood there and kept staring at the wall clock. The tic tac sound … Continue reading

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Heartprints…

    The lawn was abuzz with activity and people seemed to be having the time of their life. The place illuminated and every nook and corner was adorned with shimmery lights. Sneha sat at one corner observing people who … Continue reading

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The Palace

  The lush green cantonment sprawled over huge acres of land. The moment Rhea stepped into the barricades, she was awed by the quaint majesty of the place. There were trees everywhere and in the middle of it stood a … Continue reading

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The Empty Nest

They hurried towards the terminal from where Sameer was to board the flight to US. The airport was abuzz with activity despite the late hours. Hema looked at Sameer and was overcome with emotions, yet again. Her husband put his … Continue reading

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Down the Memory Lane

  Ahana climbed the stairs literally huffing and puffing. Climbing the vast array of stairs that would take her to her third floor apartment was maybe not such a good idea, she thought. But after a long exhausting day at … Continue reading

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The Old man and the dog

She waved her daughter goodbye and turned back walking with sluggish steps. The morning hours brimmed with chaos and it was only after she would send her daughter off to school, that she would feel exhaustion looming large over her … Continue reading

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