The Chime of Night [Micro-Fiction]

The prompt of 75th Week of Three Line Tales by Sonya suddenly made me remember a story by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The name of the story is "Madhu-Malati" and was written in 1957 (Bengali Year 1364). The premise of the story was the area around S.P. College (Sir Parashurambhau College) in Pune City, Maharastra State, India and … Continue reading The Chime of Night [Micro-Fiction]


The Pack (Micro-Fiction)

  He ends watering the Cynthia; the dew is still fresh on the blades of the grasses and the tender petals of just-bloom roses are still wet; the morning is still holding the serenity of a typical December morning; a cold though warm breeze coming from the sea. Suddenly, he heard a soft zoom; at first it … Continue reading The Pack (Micro-Fiction)

Run, Steal or Kill (Micro Fiction)

  "You've to pick and run...then the turkey is all yours..." little Tania looked at Uncle before looking across the street at the cafe where her mother is. "Darling...can you steal the necklace..." She looked outside and find out her daughter speaking with the husband; loan from this couple making their life miserable; her eyes … Continue reading Run, Steal or Kill (Micro Fiction)

What’s She Looking At…

What's she looking at...asked in unison, from two different points--one from one of the fourth floor south faced bedroom window and another from two hundred meters away parked car. Both the focus followed her path of view; both tried to make out what she's looking at; there's nothing or anything in the crowd... both the focus moved on her … Continue reading What’s She Looking At…