Short Stories

Circle of Life

They had been eagerly awaiting this occasion; the birth of their first child. And to celebrate it, had decided to throw a huge party. Everyone in the family, along with neighbours was invited. The date was fixed for two weeks after the birth, so as to enable the ‘pinkie’ to ...
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The Masterpiece

I always wonder if the view of any city these days is similar from a rooftop. The way the cities are getting decked up with concrete jungles, there won’t be any difference soon. You will find a tall hotel in the locality surrounded by similar but not so tall apartments, ...
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When Paths Cross

Sasha pushed open the door of the rooftop terrace of the building and walked in. She let out a long sigh! It had been a long and tiresome day. With the little baby and two-year old Sparsh sick at the same time, both madam and she had had their hands ...
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Ask Melanie

The sun peeked into her basement apartment from the window high up, near the ceiling. It was the only time that she got any sunlight, in the late afternoon. Sitting at her desk Anne opened an unread mail in her inbox. It read... ________________X___________________ Dear Melanie, I am getting married ...
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The Nanny in C-804

Hi there. Let me introduce myself. I’m the elevator in wing ‘C’ of Seaview Heights, a plush highrise inhabited by some of the elite rich in one of the most affluent neighbourhoods of Mumbai. Ferrying people up and down tirelessly each day and night is my job. A mundane, boring ...
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The Homecoming

The Great Forest was dying. The Mole sat alone basking under the summer sun. All his friends died many years ago. The Black Curse had come like an inferno taking everyone in its grim embrace. Only the Mole had escaped, to live a life of lonesome melancholy. Today he was ...
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