Tell me a story mummy!!”, my four-year-old daughter said with the insistence of a politician. “Alright, alright, what story do you want to hear today?” “A scary one!” “Not again!”, I said with an exasperated sigh. “Why don’t we listen to some nice happy story today? Maybe about princesses and magic and unicorns?” I wasn’t … Continue reading I’ve got your back, girl..
Anjali walked down the beach with her friends and family, and her four year old daughter clutching on to her hand. It was so beautiful, the wind in her hair and face, the soothing sound of the waves crashing over the rocks and the soft reggae music wafting from the shack nearby. She just loved … Continue reading The Trinket Seller
I loved the feel of his hands on my body. Every touch seemed like a caress. The first time he laid eyes on me, his eyes seemed on fire. I had the freshness of a newly bud flower then. Oh, and what a joy it had been, to spend those few days together, escaping the … Continue reading Another love story
It was a beautiful fairy tale day. The sun was shining just right. There was the spring crispness in the air. The trees were starting to bear fruits and there were beautiful spring flowers in the colors of a rainbow, spread across everywhere. Since this day was taking place in the magical fairy tale land … Continue reading Cinderella – Five years later…
Today I’m going to write to contemplate what I want to write about. What am I good at? It’s definitely not poetry 😉 Am I good at writing short stories? Am I good at writing novels? Am I good at writing essays on a particular subject? Or should I change the questions and ask this … Continue reading Am I A Writer?
Psst- The Street dogs of Balewadi don't look anything like the picture above. I'm too scared to stop and take their picture most of the times. So let's just make do with this free pexel picture for now, eh? 😏 Dogs are a man’s best friend, they say. I think dogs also learn from men, … Continue reading The dogs of Balewadi
I'm trying to practise my writing and find a slot that I can use daily in preparation of 'Story a day September' that is just round the corner and my lovely friend and fellow writer Tammy (Check out her blog here), is helping me out with some writing prompts that I can use😊 Thank you … Continue reading Moving Forward
Let me tell you about my papa Born in the 50's, he belonged to the future Not because he was tech savvy But because he was prejudice free In my growing years, he was strict Always telling me, to be a man Not because he wanted a boy But because he knew I can, … Continue reading Dear Papa
Does it get better, ever? Its strange, I shouldn't be feeling this broken Because I had left you long time back When I left home to study, to work, to get married and have a child You were always there though Making sure I was alright, making sure I had someone to count on … Continue reading Just Pictures
I skipped the Day 3 prompt, since I started getting two prompts in a single day, so I decided to skip one and just catch up to Day 4 prompt. Of course I won't be publishing what I write for all the days, but the ones which I enjoyed writing, I'll publish on my blog. … Continue reading StoryADay May 2019 – Day 4