Beside You [100-Word]

“Hey hon, do you remember that picture…the picture you had shown me last week at the doctor’s chamber…the one from the travel magazine…a man and a woman standing by the Lake…what was it name…the name was…” “Hush…doctor had said to be quiet…don’t stress yourself…and I do remember the picture…but, not the name of the Lake…”…… Continue reading Beside You [100-Word]

Gift

Written for 100-Word Wednesday #96 Organized by Bikurgurl… It was their anniversary and he had forgotten it. Call from his sister made him recollect that. He opened his mobile banking app and calculates the balance—there’ll be another session of chemo next week and there four more, they come with medication, fees for the hospital and…… Continue reading Gift

An Award Function Affair

For Bikurgurl’s 100 Word Wednesday#90…. Everyone’s looking for and calling him. Mr. Rao is silent; sometimes he’s joining others, but, with disinterest—that’ll be only detected by him. He knows he prefers getaway from all these humdrum and microphoned-chaos and boasting and cuddling. “Rao, where is Joe?”Mr. Das Gupta comes up with disturbance. Rao now stirred.…… Continue reading An Award Function Affair

At the Top of an Obelisk [A Flash Fiction]

My old man once said, standing here, and pointing in front with his gold-tipped mahogany cane, “what a city it was…joy…happiness…” I had asked him, “now…what it is…” He had a mirth in his broken voice while replying, “grave…graves…those are monolith…no…actually obelisk…on the dream…dreams…of yours…of mine…of children of yours…my grandchildren…” “Excuse me…sir…Mrs. Gallyot will see you…… Continue reading At the Top of an Obelisk [A Flash Fiction]