Everything isn’t lost #telltalethursday

Chris apprehensively climbed up the shaky stairs of the house he grew up in after many years. Their loud creak under his weight went unnoticed by him for his attention was suddenly focussed elsewhere. His eyes caught a glimpse of the place where the nameplate used to be and, unknowingly, he felt a stab in …

Famous and remembered #WriteBravely

Prabhu looked down the legendary winding staircase. He remembered being in complete awe of it when he visited this place for the first time. Commoners back then, some now famous names walked down this same flight of stairs everyday, just like him.¬†While they treaded towards a promising future, his journey comprised of running errands for …

Learning from Dad’s rules #WriteBravely

My dad gave me three life rules to live by: 1. Spoken words can never be taken back. Use them wisely. 2. Live and enjoy life to the fullest but remember to save for a rainy day, and 3. Any temptation, when overdone, is dangerous. The first two were easy, but the third one proved …

The Decision #FridayFotoFiction

The Decision #FridayFotoFiction

She gazed at the fire without blinking.  The cacophony created by the fusion of numerous sounds like the chanting of mantras, the non-stop banter of friends and relatives or her irritatingly teasing cousins would’ve driven her up the wall on any other day; today had other pressing matters. She had given her consent to this …

Inscrutable foodie #FridayFotoFiction

Inscrutable foodie #FridayFotoFiction

They knew each other since college time, had been working together for years and were amongst the lucky few who had turned their passion into a profession. They got an incredible thrill from it. It was one thing for these foodie friends to explore inexpensive food-joints as students and treat themselves to the best there …