An Early Bride

1940, Nizamabad, State of Hyderabad “For two cup of rice, how much water will you add?” “Four cups” “How much milk does it take for two cups of chai?” “One cup” “Very good. Don’t forget the basics. I don’t want any complaints from your mother-in-law!” Asha nodded her head like an obedient student, with her […]

Body Found In Public

She woke up with a heaviness in her head. An acute pain surged down her spine. She could hardly fathom what caused the sudden weakness. She could hear whispers and soft chatter. A person in a blue apron reached out to her to help her to sit up. There were three people present in the […]

Coalescence Of My Wildest Dreams

At times I experience difficultly in moving ahead with everyday chores. There are lapses now and then. My movements slow down and I sink inwards wherever I am. The physical sense of being able to see with my eyes, merges and diverges with what I wish I could see. A kaleidoscope of shifting, colourful images […]

A Day In The Life Of An Indian HouseWife | Day-2 | Flash Fiction Series

The wrappers littered on the study table disappeared like someone swayed a magical wand. The absolute disarray at the footwear stand was ordered by sizes, as though there was a spell casted from the sky when we went to sleep. There are wide opened mouths exclaiming and eyes beaming with surprise every evening. Should I […]

A Day In The Life Of An Indian HouseWife | Day-1 | Flash Fiction Series

This has never happened in 30 years. I got my clothes pressed by different dobis each time we relocated to a new place. Nobody has been this careless and spinlessly irresponsible. This man has misplaced my new handloom saree I bought at Dharam. I thought it was going to help me put up with the […]

Coalescence Of My Wildest Dreams

At times I experience difficultly in moving ahead with everyday chores. There are lapses now and then. My movements slow down and I sink inwards wherever I am. The physical sense of being able to see with my eyes, merges and diverges with what I wish I could see. A kaleidoscope of shifting, colourful images […]