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The Unwelcome Guest

I had been waiting for him since the morning, the one bright spot in my otherwise drab existence, but today, he was late, quite late. My parents were against my mingling with him, and had warned me umpteen number of … Continue reading

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The Booster Shot

Photo by Anasegota at Pixabay.com “Honey, this doesn’t look very safe for our boy.” “Don’t worry babe, the Doctor said it’ll make him big and strong.” “OK, if the Doc says it’s fine…” “Hon, what’s happening?” “Well, he does seem … Continue reading

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The Drunken Sailor

I looked into the cabin from the porthole, and found him getting drunk, as usual. PHOTO PROMPT © Yvette Prior I waited patiently, till he got up to relieve himself. Slipping into the bathroom after him, I caught his neck in … Continue reading

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How My Dad Met My Mother

Every 4th of July, Mom loves telling us the story of the day she first met Dad. Mom had gone to see the carnival when she heard a wolf-whistle. She quickly turned around angrily, only to find a huge man … Continue reading

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The Scoop

Jimmy excitedly picked up the newspaper fresh from the press, ink still wet and smudgy. But he didn’t care. He eyes were transfixed on the front page photograph that would save his career. His name had been on the list … Continue reading

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The Making of a Superhero

Photo courtesy Ted Strutz “Doctor, our son, Bruce, loves bicycles.” “Lots of people love them, that’s no reason to come to a child psychologist.” “Well, we are forced to buy him a new bicycle every year.” “He outgrows it that … Continue reading

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The Chase

I spied him from a distance, standing in the balcony of a plush apartment (bloody ameer baap ki aulaad) and withdrew into the shadows of the high-rise buildings of Mumbai. I was pretty sure he hadn’t seen me standing in … Continue reading

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