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MOM

  I wrote this piece of fiction in response to the prompt, "MOM" given by Corinne Rodrigues of The Frangipani Creative.     Photo by Albert Rafael from Pexels Veerendra said, “If you don’t quit your job, having a baby is not a good idea. We won’t be able to give time to the little one.” Sowmya agreed… Continue reading MOM

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A Proud Mother of a Son

A wrinkled face with a beautiful smile, frail-looking strong hands, endless enthusiasm, undying hope and compassion to animals,  Bharatamma, a washerwoman by profession and ‘caste’ (in ancient India people were divided into castes based on their professions – some like Bharatamma still own the profession of the caste they belong to) is one of those… Continue reading A Proud Mother of a Son

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Borrowing Words from Other Languages #WritingWednesdays

The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.” – Italo Calvino When you want to say it the best way… Continue reading Borrowing Words from Other Languages #WritingWednesdays

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…one insult and all confidence shatters #WriteBravely Day 6 Write Tribe FoW March 2019

I hear a thousand kind words about me and it makes no difference yet I hear one insult and all confidence shatters. – Rupi Kaur Rupa was the topper of Sri Ram Institute of Medical Sciences. Her humility and readiness to help her fellow students made her quite popular among the students. Many junior students,… Continue reading …one insult and all confidence shatters #WriteBravely Day 6 Write Tribe FoW March 2019

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Nurture Good Feelings #WriteBravely Day 4 of #WriteTribe FoW March 2019

Aradhana and  Seema were very good friends. Seema runs a training company with two associates. Aradhana was a free-lancer and once Seema offered her a project on behalf of her company. Because both were such good friends they didn’t feel it important to enter into a contract formally (in writing). After the completion of the… Continue reading Nurture Good Feelings #WriteBravely Day 4 of #WriteTribe FoW March 2019