Hi, dear readers! The New Year is here and with it, I set my reading goals for the year as well. Last year’s #TBRChallenge served as a huge motivation and I proudly ended up striking off some amazing titles from my wishlist. This year too I’ve aimed at reading new authors, regional languages as well… Read More Book Review: Young Blood by Chandrima Das
The amusement in this mundane exercise was laced with underlying hope. Suddenly loving caretakers, good food, decent clothes and clean surroundings were comprehensible indications of what was to happen. With their rarely filled tummies and fast-pacing hearts, the children stood in a line with bated breaths. The couple wanting to adopt had arrived. God bless!… Read More The Hope #writebravely
Her calm demeanour startled him. “Are you alright?” he asked alarmingly. She looked at him, but tears blinded her. “I hope I misread it.” she hoped. “What’s done is done, dear.” he said. She wished she could travel in time and turn it around. Or, read the newspapers in time for a flat 50% sale.
He had been released two days ago. It wasn’t his fault that soon after he saw her prancing around in her frilly dress and two ponytails. Her cheerful smile was a clear invitation. Why then was he charged with rape and sent to prison? “It’s you, again!” said the psychiatrist, as he saw him again.
He wasn’t the legendary casanova I knew in college. He smiled clandestinely and didn’t take his eyes off his wife approaching us. “What brought about this transformation?” I couldn’t help asking. “A hard-drive, phone chats, voice calls, an extended work-trip gone wrong and an angry colleague anxious to get back at me.” he answered dispassionately.
This is my entry for Blogadda‘s WOW prompt ‘ She opened a blank notebook’ “I’m sorry.” The doctor said. Sandhya had been expecting this. Her days were numbered now. She left the hospital, remembering the day she had given them away. She knew her children hated her, but they had to know her story too. She… Read More The Confession
He stared at the vastness Fire in his eyes Challenging it to break his spirit His fragile body against the furious sea The sound of his heart Louder than the crashing of waves The clouds above, laden with pain It took away everything he had “Take me too” he bellowed Why was he left behind?… Read More A Bold Challenge