Tag Archives: Fairy Tales

The Sleepy Little Town

He woke up to the view of a glorious morning, sun shining bright and cheerful, with no clouds around to spoil its mood. It was going to be a spectacular day, he just knew it in his bones. But as … Continue reading

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The Doting Grandma

Sitting alone in her ramshackle cottage, the old lady grumbled as she sewed torn buttons back onto a shirt. “Boys these days,” she mumbled in frustration, “they fight like raccoons, and it is we who have to suffer.” Her rickety … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

As his beautiful wife opens the door, I stare longingly at the ornate interiors of his palatial mansion. All this could have been mine, if the boy whom I’d raised as my own son had not betrayed me. Unable to … Continue reading

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XOXO – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Dear Xenobia, I have been meaning to write this letter to you for a very long time now, but every time I tried to put pen on paper, I developed cold feet, and so had to call to a maid … Continue reading

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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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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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