The woman I saw on a rainy day | Thought through Art

the woman i saw in my dream

I was driving a car on a rainy day!!! Now, this is a statement that invites both laughter and surprise to those who know me in real life because I don’t know how to drive a car. So, I will edit it and say – “In my dream, I was driving a car on a… Continue reading The woman I saw on a rainy day | Thought through Art

Tanya Sharma – The grateful scapegoat | A short story

tanya sharma the grateful scapegoat

Three years ago, I witnessed the death of my best friend – “Tanya Sharma.”  With a smiling face, Tanya used to tear the love letters and shatter the hearts of almost every guy at my college. Tanya Sharma was the brand ambassador of beauty, style and self-confidence. She always reminded me of Disney princesses: Cinderella,… Continue reading Tanya Sharma – The grateful scapegoat | A short story

What is forever mine? | Personal Journal #3

what is forever mine

Once Perumthachan and his son Kannan were busy creating a dome of a temple.  “Perumthachan” literally means master carpenter. He was a legendary carpenter in Kerala who had a social status that others can only dream of.  Despite having great skills, Perumthachan never demanded the money he deserved and lived as a poor man. His son,… Continue reading What is forever mine? | Personal Journal #3

The scariest night of my life (part 2) | A real life story

the scariest night of my life short story

Aravind’s words sent a chill down my spine. Now I was in a dilemma whether to listen to more of his puzzling past life or cover myself with blanket and sleep. But my undying curiosity made me ask for more and he continued his story: The Story of Aravind (continued) As I told you before,… Continue reading The scariest night of my life (part 2) | A real life story

A river that never flowed | Excerpt from a woman’s life

the river that never flowed is about domestic violence and abuse

A new family arrived to revive the dead house at the heart of Koothattukulam. The sight of TATA 407 model truck loaded with a few boxes and furniture caught the attention of residents. Some of them gathered around the dead house to see the new residents. A tall, fair and slim woman with a large… Continue reading A river that never flowed | Excerpt from a woman’s life

Apocalypse during the final exam | Anecdote

apocalypse during the final exams

1970’s Hiding his bleeding palm, Cyriac is standing in the corner of the classroom. His answer sheet is always the billboard of some egg shop because the only thing visible from his answer sheet is a big red coloured egg shape zero. George, his class teacher who is also known as Tiger George, is furious… Continue reading Apocalypse during the final exam | Anecdote

My mom’s Gold Bangles (part 2) | A real life story

gold bangles part 2

It had been 3 years since My mom’s Gold Bangles – part 1 (click here) and now it was 2016. My beloved, my laptop, reached its inevitable end. Dead pixels on the screen, unresponsive keyboard… my laptop showed the signs of a digitally dying old man. No matter what it is, a pet or gadget or real person,… Continue reading My mom’s Gold Bangles (part 2) | A real life story