Tag Archives: Twisted

Vegetarian Victors – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

When we first landed on the planet that its original inhabitants called Earth, we were surprised at the minimal level of resistance that we faced. When we had watched pirated copies of moving pictures like Independence Day and War of … Continue reading

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The Lone Survivor – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

As I swam desperately towards the still-distant land, I couldn’t hold back my tears. My parents, two older brothers, their wives, their kids. All dead. Only I had survived, but I had no idea for how long. Huge waves engulfed me, … 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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Too Hot to Handle – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The minute I saw her, I knew she was hiding something. “I saw a man exercising in the sun, Mom,” she responded to my accusatory look, “he was so hot, eight-pack abs, rippling biceps, …I just couldn’t resist it, and … Continue reading

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Gone in 60 Seconds #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I walked towards the parking with a spring in my step, but as I reached it, my feet suddenly felt like lead. I stood shell-shocked as I looked at the vast emptiness. Photo credit: harutmovsisyan at Pixabay.com Of all the days, it … 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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A Mother’s Advice

I looked at my mother, lying peacefully on her favorite chair, and said haltingly, “Mother, there’s this…girl…” There’s no one who knows me better than my mother. Without a hint of any expression on her face, she replied, “She’s staying … Continue reading

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