Tales

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”   

Franz Kafka

The Gift of Time- #WDYS

Aeons ago, it was said that the Supreme Creator had created humans as one of his greatest creations. In his infinite wisdom, he had instructed the humans to ask the other Gods and Goddesses for their blessings, before leaving for their Earthly abode. Marvelling over the fine specimen that was mankind, the mighty deities showered… Continue Reading →

Down the Stairs

Mrs Davis was considered to be a fit babysitter by the Rogers, for she was punctual, stern and well groomed, a mighty improvement from the last one who filled the position. But the three children felt that she was too incurious and strict to be their care-taker. They used to have a lot of fun… Continue Reading →

Tables Turned

Written for Donna’s Sunday Photo Prompt. Here is this week’s photo, your challenge is to use the picture as inspiration to write a story in 300 words or less. Leaning against a tree trunk, the lanky boy watched two figures approach him, the basket-ball captain and his girlfriend. “Did you get them, big eyes?” the athlete… Continue Reading →

From Her Past

Written for MLMM’s Sunday Writing Prompt– The food in the new restaurant was delicious/different/challenging. The food in the new restaurant was delicious, but Riddhi couldn’t enjoy it. All she could think about was her future, balanced below the tip of a sword. When Milind had proposed to her, she’d been overjoyed at having found someone at last… Continue Reading →

The Blind Date

Written for MLMM’s Wordle #209 Élan- dash; Asunder- into separate parts; in or into piecesOddity- an odd or remarkably unusual person, thing, or event.MurmurThighsStrokeConfessPistolLipstickHugWinkFollow Other prompts: #FOWC– Dumbfounded; #RDP– Serious; #3TC– Rivalry, Blood & Gain; #YDWP– Onus “Are you serious, Rishi?” Sameer admonished, exasperated with his friend as he ignored his advice for the third time. He… Continue Reading →

Daddy’s Home- #Reena’s Exploration Challenge

Reena is the host for Reena’s Exploration Challenge #155. Reena says– Horror is a genre we haven’t touched in the Exploration Challenge prompts as yet.. I make an effort to conquer my own inhibitions and discomfort with horror. Explore your psyche to see if you love something so short, or take a longer route to… Continue Reading →

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