Short Stories #20 The Final Settlement 14,722

They were going through a rough patch for almost eight months now. Their respective health had started deteriorating due to perennial stress. As a logical next step, Saira asked for a week off from each other, so as to think clearly about their future together. Five days into the break, the following message sealed their fate: Dear Rahul, your Account XX0088 has been credited with … Continue reading Short Stories #20 The Final Settlement 14,722

The T-Shirt Story #6 The New Routine

Read part #1 Introduction here | Read part #5 Belongingness here Starting 27th February, 2017, Adya did the same thing every morning. She used to unlatch the cupboard, hold the two doors by her hands, stare at me and pick one of the other (earlier neglected) t-shirts to wear. There were a few days when she cried (a lot) and there were others when she … Continue reading The T-Shirt Story #6 The New Routine

The T-Shirt Story #1 Introduction

Hello everybody! Let me take a couple of lines to introduce myself. I was manufactured at a small garment factory located in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu on 26th November, 2015. Right after that, I was separated from my 50,000 grey shade twins and sold to an apparel brand. I didn’t understand brands back then. It was only later when a stamp of Forever 21 was put … Continue reading The T-Shirt Story #1 Introduction