Get together with Dancing Uncles

Background Mom – “Come back home early. We have to go to this pre-holi get together!” Me – “umm.. Not interested ma! What will I do, I don’t even know anyone!” Mom – “oh everyone is going to be there. It’s going to be fun! Emotional blackmail. More emotional blackmail” °Phone disconnects. The Reality I knew there was going to be no one to talk … Continue reading Get together with Dancing Uncles

Short Stories #17 Tears of Belief

Tears kept flowing down his cheeks, right to the back of his neck. He never used to get so emotional, at least not in broad day light and when people were around. Today however, for some reason, he cried incessantly. After feeling a bit embarrassed and verifying through the corner of his eye if anyone around noticed, he began to think why he got all … Continue reading Short Stories #17 Tears of Belief

Short Stories #16 The Marriage Runner

I was ready in my favourite golden-yellow blazer, black trousers, pointed brown shoes and a perfect matching bow. Little did I know that getting ready on time for mama’s (mother’s brother) wedding was going to take me to at least 20 rooms in the hotel where the accommodation was arranged. “Rishabh, go ask aunt Chitra how much time she will take to get ready”, came … Continue reading Short Stories #16 The Marriage Runner