Fiction- Short Story

TOGETHER FOREVER

“What did the doctor say, Dad? What is wrong with me?” Jacob and Lucy were quiet. They were staring at each other. “Mom, Dad I am talking to you. Why is no one telling me anything?” Lucy was in tears. Jacob was trying and controlling his emotions. Their daughter Carol was ill and they did …

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LOTTERY TICKET

Shyam was into farming and had owned acres of land. He grew different varieties of crops and also reared cattle and poultry.  Every year his harvest yielded him a good profit. Many farmers worked for Shyam and they were happy working for him as he would provide good incentives. Sometimes Shyam too would work in …

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BLIND DATE

Aria was in her mid-20s and had lost her eyesight during birth due to some congenital conditions. Aria’s vision impairment did not stop her from living the kind of life she wanted.    Aria excelled academically and she was a good athlete too. Aria lived with her parents and younger sister who had always motivated …

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ANOTHER CHANCE

Like each one of us, Ayesha had dreams too. Some tiny, some medium-sized and few big dreams. She had dreamt of a fairy tale wedding – prince charming, romantic date nights and happily married life or rather happily ever after types. She believed in them too.    It was an arranged marriage for Ayesha. She …

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THE PHOTOGRAPH

Vyshali and Sharan had completed five years of their marriage. They were just back home from their vacation. After all the unpacking was done, Vyshali wanted to get some rest. It was a Monday afternoon and Sharan had gone to work. After Vyshali had completed her work, she was lying on the bed gazing at …

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BORN TO SPARKLE

“Good evening Ladies and gentlemen. Please put your hands together and welcome  -Oliver .”  The crowd began to cheer and clap.  Oliver was a well-known fashion designer. His work was appreciated and he had created a brand image for himself. In a short period, he had gained name, fame and money.   Dressed in a …

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HOURGLASS

  Janaki was a kindergarten teacher. Teaching was her passion. She loved children especially tots and hence had opted to teach at the kindergarten level. Janaki had small dreams and believed in mindful living. Janaki was beautiful and filled with warmth and compassion.   Janaki was the eldest in the family followed by two sisters. …

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