Category Archives: Short Story

The Homecoming

    Naina sipped her customary morning tea, slurping it in a hurry while tapping her fingers on her phone. “Hello, ma, how are you today?”, she spoke as the familiar voice of her mother Krishna is heard at the … Continue reading

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Beautiful…

(This story was first published on Womensweb as one of the shortlisted stories for ‘The Muse of the Month November 2017’ )   The house was bustling with energy today. A variety of snacks were being made in the kitchen … Continue reading

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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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