Category: Short stories

Whisper, a short story

Riya was working as a school teacher and a yoga instructor. On the way to school she was surprised to hear honking everywhere. Riya tried to shut her ears with hands, she tried to use the head phone, yet she could not avoid the noice. There was an uncalled strike for a hour, which led…

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A black cat, short story

Anchan in her teen age, was told that a black cat crossing the path would bring bad luck. She did not believe it until she experienced the same. She was travelling with her parents in a car, when a black cat crossed the road. Her superstitious grandmother warned her son who was driving, to return…

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Mind is a monkey

She tamed her mind not to fall in love again. Trust not what you see, lay not your hand on the rose again, said her mind. But little did she know, that mind is a monkey, playing a game. He bowed his knees and asked her hand. What are you waiting for, said her silly…

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Peace of mind

Everyone has a bunch of thoughts, but its amazing how we tend to choose a thought over the other, maybe good or bad. Something that I learnt from ragpickers, in a dustbin full of waste they pick only things that are useful. Similarly, I could compare mind to a dustbin. Dustbin is full of garbage, so is our…

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Rhyme,a short story

Italian family with two children purchased a mansion, next to the lake.¬†The place was very quite and the family would rarely get to see any of their neighbours. After certain days the mother notices that her little girl is singing a strange rhyme ‘i am a doll about to fall’. When her mom asked who…

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Soft spoken personality

It is often misunderstood that a soft spoken person is naive and introvert. I am a soft spoken person and I have faced several such situations, where, I have to prove that I am strong enough to face the problem and capable to convey my thoughts to others. There has also been circumstances where my…

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Work of art – short story

‘I am looking for beautiful girl with a well maintained body’ says Jeff to his friends and leaves to Amsterdam, in search of his dream girl. There, he goes to red light area at mid night. ‘The girl whom I have been sketching in my mind might be here’ thought Jeff. He looks through every…

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Romantic brassy sky

It was a beautiful windy evening and the perfect brassy sky. I looked at her and smiled. Her curly hair falling on her forehead, her mermaid body killing all the guys in the beach. I found my soulmate. Under the evidence of brassy sky I give my heart to her. She smiled back to me,…

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A current affairs buff

I learnt in my childhood that I have to read newspaper early in the morning. I need to have knowledge of current affairs. When I asked my friends why do you read a newspaper, I got a reply that we need¬†topics to talk to other people, we could also be left out in a discussion…

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