The Last Run

The Last RunImage Courtesy - RUN 4 FFWPU on Pexels.com The thought struck the mind instinctively; he knew the run wasn’t timed perfectly; turning his head behind, the mind tried confirming if it was indeed true as he tried finding if he was being followed by anyone. The eyes widened with surprise as there was … Continue reading The Last Run

The Acquaintance

Image Courtesy - eberhard grossgasteiger on Pexels.com ‘Are you from this place,’ an old trembling voice, asked from behind, forcing Akash to turn around to find out if the question was meant for him. Akash’s eyes moved from staring at the bright artificial lights enveloping the small town in front, from the hill at least … Continue reading The Acquaintance

The First Day

Image Courtesy - Andy Kuzma on Pexels.com The eyes overwhelmed, ambivalent, and reluctant to decide between letting the water flow out of its control or keeping it inside even though the face beamed with unusual anxious excitement.  The finger wanted to hold on to the little one longer while the mind commanded to let it … Continue reading The First Day

The Prince & The Hard Times

The Prince and The Hard Times Image Credit - Tatiana Syrikova on Pexels.com The two chairs sat opposite each other, one behind and one in front of the sun.   The wintry afternoon sun continued working hard to warm up the chill in the air bravely.   The shadow of the mumty (raised wall to cover the … Continue reading The Prince & The Hard Times

The Needle

Image Credit - Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com The Needle Hospital scent overwhelmed his nostrils as he waited for his turn.  A scratch from a rusted surface forced the blood dripping out of his forearms, leading to this unpleasant visit. After enduring a 15 minutes wait, he was called inside.  Even though on the verge of … Continue reading The Needle

Mother

Image Credit - VisionPic .net on Pexels.com He ran as if seeing open after ages, scampering everywhere, even in the middle of the quiet country road, no honking, no car not even a cycle at this time.  Cows return home faraway, the musical sound of the bell announcing their arrival, the trees filtering out the … Continue reading Mother

The Chicken

Image Credit - Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com His razor-sharp eyes continued staring at the cage holding the chickens.  There were 5 of them inside, cramped together in a small place, meant for just one. The naturally conical shaped beard flowed freely on his bronze skinned face, his lips hidden by overgrown moustache and beard hairs, … Continue reading The Chicken

The Nightmare

Image Credir - icon0.com on Pexels.com Every tree resembled a monster in the moonlit night as we continued driving amidst the wilderness, our minds floating inside an invisible cloud.  I could feel it but couldn’t see.  The calm starry sky suddenly turned violent as loud roars and lightening began to crack just above our heads.  … Continue reading The Nightmare

Story of Stories

When we were living as wanderers in the forests, in the caves and in the deserts or in the open grasslands, one thing that knitted everyone together was gossip and bonfire talks. People would gather around and talk about other people, discuss their day, issues and almost everything. The discussion not only helped in developing … Continue reading Story of Stories

21 Short and Inspiring Stories now in Top 100 in Kindle Story Books at 61 and at 140 in Story Book (paperback and hardcover)

Hey Everyone, Although the rankings are dynamic and we never know what happens in 2 hours, but its important to celebrate small wins. I am thankful to each and everyone here who supported and encouraged me and helped put this book in top 100 finally. Its ranked at #61 in Short Stories on Kindle and … Continue reading 21 Short and Inspiring Stories now in Top 100 in Kindle Story Books at 61 and at 140 in Story Book (paperback and hardcover)