Category Archives: Fairy Tales

Just in Time – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was dying, and there was nothing I could do about it. Lying alone on a cot in my ramshackle hut, I tried calling out to my husband and kids in my delirious state, and then I remembered… If only … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The glam-set at my Gala kept stealing glances upwards at the pièce de résistance of  the evening. Words of shock were trying to jump out of their mouths, but in the spirit of noblesse oblige, they gulped down those words forcibly. … Continue reading

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In Sheep’s Clothing

Photo courtesy Sam Carter “Awwwee, look at this sheep, she’s chhoooo cuuuuute,” the man cried out to his wife as he went shutter-happy taking my photos. Suppressing the itch from the ill-fitting sheep-skin, I posed for the pictures with wide, … Continue reading

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The Break-In

We returned home to find the door ajar. Fearing the worse, I asked my family to stay behind me, and cautiously opened the door. The living room looked like a disaster zone. And then, I noticed the trail of blood, … Continue reading

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The Prizefighter

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Looking more confident than I felt, I walked into the gym with a flourish and  announced, “I need to hire your best fighter.” Almost immediately, all eyes turned towards one guy. Rippling muscles, chiseled face, … Continue reading

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Two Become One

Before I start today’s story, just wanted to share that a story of mine has been published in The Cabinet of Heed, an online literary journal. Much excited, for this is my first published work ever (if I discount school/college … Continue reading

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The Cleaner

Photo © Dawn Miller Looking at the lovely path meandering through the forest, you would find it difficult to imagine the state it was in till just an hour ago. Cleaning up the path had been back-breaking work, but someone had … Continue reading

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