Tag Archives: Fun

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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Brotherly Love

Photo courtesy Enisa I was in the middle of a quiet, peaceful swim when I saw them. Two teenagers playing with a ball, cheering, laughing. Suddenly, one of them started shouting at the other, accusing him of cheating. Words are … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

Photo © Sascha Darlington I looked longingly across the massive gate that had blocked the entrance to the park that I and others like me called home. On the other side of the gate, right in front of the newly hung … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby

“Ice tea?” I asked, attempting to break the ice in our once warm relationship. “Just sign the damn papers,” she replied in an ice-cold voice. “I beg you to reconsider…” I put aside all pretense of dignity now, but her … Continue reading

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One with Nature

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to a glorious morning, the golden rays of the sun reflecting off the spectacular fields of yellow flowers. “This is not a day to be cooped inside the house,” I told myself as … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief

Photo courtesy Dale Rogerson It had been a long and grueling chase, stretching half-way across the world, but we had finally caught up with him. There he stood, the criminal, trapped in deep snow, unable to move an inch, caught … Continue reading

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Champions

My heart swelled with pride as I saw our team’s statues placed alongside Lord Ganesha’s in this year’s Ganpati pandals. Photo prompt courtesy Lavanya Cricket is one of India’s biggest religions after all, and we cricketers its Gods. And now, … Continue reading

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The Midnight Raid

The midnight raid had been swift and brutal, totally catching us unawares. They had sucked us out of our secret hiding places using weapons we had never encountered before. I watched helplessly as they captured my friends, my family, while … Continue reading

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The Interview

PHOTO PROMPT © JS Brand The interviewer’s voice was filled with awe as he asked me, “He can actually speak English?” With a paternal look of pride on my face, I replied, “I taught him myself. So, do you think you … 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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