The joy drained off my face. She felt the change instantly and clutched at me again, in an attempt to mollify me. I tried to stay in the moment, in that dark room with the television’s shadows serenading us, afraid to let my thoughts wander.Read More Our Song
She looked at me impassively. No unbuttoning of a blouse, no arrangement of breasts for my nutritional benefit.Read More Femme Confusion
In a few days, we not only celebrate Shri Vajpayee’s birthday, but also that festival of festivals, Good Governance Day on the 25th of December.Read More THIS IS SATNA!!
Every new peg is like an element of the Fibonacci series. Each drink as potent as the sum of its predecessors.Read More Bottled Down
They extol her idlis, her footwear, the random sparrow at her window all year long if only to catch that rare glimpse of her face.Read More Guilty pleasures
He could hear all kinds of sounds emanate from the confines of his stomach. Like furniture being moved, like thunder rumbling at a distance.Read More Sastry Garu
They egged him on, laughing their heart out, some dabbing at their eyes to contain the tears, others holding their sides to control their heaving amusement.Read More “Up Up Hands Up! Papa Hands Up”!
As I stood rooted to the spot, pairs in cinematic love flung themselves at me, twirled around me coyly and played hide and seek using me, usually to the beat of some music.Read More Fall from Grace
He was finding it hard to chew the blandness down his throat. His taste buds were crying foul, they attempted to throw some of the vegetation back, but he kept gulping water to wash them down.Read More Shades of Green
I whisper among the plastic chairs that house the AD’s and the scriptwriters. My cries of loneliness echo the walls of the caravans that house the actors.Read More Minor character