The Green Sari #WoWe

Minal touched the green sari wistfully as her employer Sheila showed it to her.  She wished she could own it but she knew it was much beyond her meagre wages.  She hoped that someday it will be hers once Sheila got tired of wearing it. At home that evening,  Minal silently washed the mound of…

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…

Flowers for whom #FridayFictioneers

Betty looked at the note on the bouquet.  It was the same as always.  It was delivered at the same time,  every day and no one knew the sender. “To, B With love, G”. She did not care about the ‘G’.  But she wanted to know who is ‘B’ as she and her three sisters’…

Break free #FridayFotoFiction

‘A little birdie told me you are not happy with the groom.  But why lock us in here?’ Neha said to her sister.  Disha looked away quickly and nodded. ‘The wedding is tomorrow.  It is too late.  Mom and Dad will never agree,’  Neha continued. Disha nodded with tears streaming silently. ‘They know but they…

Walk of faith #FridayFictioneers

The screams made me open my eyes.  I was still standing at the start of the corridor.  It was quiet. I couldn’t see the end.  But I had to get there with my eyes closed.  Ma said I will hear strange voices.  Crying, screaming, insulting, begging for help.  Ignore, she had said.  They are just wretched…

Review : Uncanny Magazine Issue #14 January / February

Keeping in synch with my theme of ‘Discover’,  when @uncannyMagazine asked for reviewers,  I jumped in without thinking.  The editor, Lynne,  immediately sent me a soft copy of the magazine.  I am so glad I decided to do this review.  The magazine has been very different from what I normally read.  The magazine has a…