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Guilt or Art? (#100WordsStoryChallenge; #ImagebasedFlashFiction)

Art is an antidote to despair. The mercurial urge struck. Creativity doodles rising, he grabbed his paraphernalia. Expert, unmindful, fingers once again, found their masterstrokes. Beneath the star-studded sky, in the mountain foothills, a lone cottage stood. A couple lovingly watched their child playing gleefully, in the garden. Satisfied he drew back. But oh! The… Continue reading Guilt or Art? (#100WordsStoryChallenge; #ImagebasedFlashFiction)

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The Worst Shock (#100wordStoryChallenge – Image based Fiction)

The clock ticked away. Silence ruled, until shattered by the shrill ring of the telephone. Who’s it, at this unearthly hour? “Dad’s no more” came a half-smothered sob. She stood there unmoved, shell-shocked for long moments. How’s it possible? His reports had been normal. They had just met last week, over their regular lunch date.… Continue reading The Worst Shock (#100wordStoryChallenge – Image based Fiction)

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The Innocent (#100WordStory – Image based FlashFiction)

Trekking up the mountain realms,                                         Were those evil hands, again in her dream, Profound, dark shadows etched on her mind, Unforgettable, beckoning her every time, Reminders of a gruesome past, Wanton grope and inappropriate acts,… Continue reading The Innocent (#100WordStory – Image based FlashFiction)

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Style (#100WordStory)

“Take a chill pill Ma”, protested 17-year-old Alisha, as Aarti stood aghast, looking at her daughter’s hair-bun, atop shaved sides. They were leaving for a grand sangeet function. Amidst shock, disbelief, secret criticisms and people freaking out at her “ugly” look, calling her sick, Aarti stepped on-stage announcing: “Presenting the most fashionable, singing sensation Alisha,… Continue reading Style (#100WordStory)

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Together in Spirit (A Short Story)

Four-year-old Vihaan woke up in the morning and chirped, "Good Morning Mamma". "Good Morning Darling. How are you feeling today? Are you Ok?" asked Smriti stretching on the bed, before moving on to affectionately hug him and pull him into her arms, under the blanket. Her husband Aditya had already left for the day. He… Continue reading Together in Spirit (A Short Story)

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Canines On Railway Platforms (#100WordStory)

Mumbai platforms, famous for their crowd, include canine population too. Dogs thrive on the food waste littered around and bunk underneath their favourite place, the benches. On a jam-packed morning, as a group of college students wait for an unoccupied train to arrive, with the congestion and commotion making everyone restless, suddenly a girl jumps… Continue reading Canines On Railway Platforms (#100WordStory)

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Missing (#100WordStory)

The whole family, excitedly busy in setting up the new home theatre, doesn't realise that little Arian isn't anywhere around. Panic strikes when they notice the door ajar and the neighbour announces that he was seen outside ten minutes ago, plucking flowers. Everyone begins running helter-skelter looking for him. Dad and grandpa go as far… Continue reading Missing (#100WordStory)

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Genetically yours…Storyteller (Super short story)

Toddler sits near Mamma and tells her in an important tone "Mamma I want to say something" ‘She’s picking up communication and manners from us really well’, mom can't help noticing. Setting the iPad aside, the curious Mom now turns around to pay full attention, "Yes Darling! Tell me what do you want to say?'… Continue reading Genetically yours…Storyteller (Super short story)

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The Auburn Hair (Short Story)

Sofia had always loved auburn hair. As a child, the auburn hair had become an obsession with her. One day, as she skirted inside her huge palatial mansion, she found a few strands of them on the bed. They were very beautiful locks... neither her American mother's blonde, whom she had taken after, nor her… Continue reading The Auburn Hair (Short Story)