Mirage #FridayFotoFiction

Rajiv started the video-calling app.  He looked around to ensure he is alone before he dialed his wife.  Soon Naina’s beautiful face filled up the cell screen. She stared back as if it was unreal. ‘Hey,’ she said shyly,  ‘how are you?’. ‘Missing you Naina,’ he said softly. ‘Amma and Baba are also here,’  she…

Inn-Love #ShadesofLove

Samantha could look at Jonathan unobserved from her corner desk.  Jonathan was busy on the laptop,  preparing the shopping list which goes out on Fridays for the Saturday market.  His fingers flying across the keyboard, like a pianist.  They were long and beautiful. And soft, she remembered. Annie, her four year old bumbled into the…

Directions #FridayFotoFiction

‘Turn left,’ she said. He ignored her and went straight ahead. ‘No prooooblem.  Take the left after the next signal,’ she said again.  ‘Sam.  I lived here.  I know the route to the theater.  Why don’t you listen?’ ‘Nah.. this is the right road.  We will get there on time,’ he said and revved up…

A broken home #FridayFictioneers

Sandra took one look at the room and knew Roger was in.  Sandra couldn’t believe he traced her so soon.  She hoped he was not high on whatever he smoked.  She stared horrified as Roger stumbled from the kitchen swaying precariously. He could go from happy to angry in 2 seconds.  Roger came closer and…

Ghosts, are they? #FridayFotoFiction

“Mani, look! Visitors,’ Prabhu smirked as Mani peeped through the window. “Really?  Let’s have some fun.  I will make the curtains fly and close the doors.,” Mani said as he went to fetch the strings to add special effects. “We are ghosts.  They should fear us.  We have a reputation to maintain,” Prabhu snorted as…

Never again #FridayFictioneers

Radha gripped the handle of the contraption as she held her six year old with the other hand. ‘Seat belts?’ Radha asked the attendant.  He pretended to not hear. Once full,  he flicked a switch to start the roundabout.  Slowly, it came to life.  But,  as it gained momentum,  Radha realized the chair car had…