Musings

Summer Celebrity

“Success is not final and failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts” –  Winston Churchill. There is something in my mother’s garden that lives up to it. It comes to life from nowhere and blooms in its scarlet glow in the blazing heat of May. Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Flash Fiction

Liberated

“I feel so liberated, Amma”, said Vishnu as he hugged his mother Karthikeyi with euphoria and showed her the message on the mobile about his first salary being deposited to his account, with pride. “With liberation comes responsibility, Vishnu and that means you have a new set of strings, new Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Fatal Attraction #FridayFictioneers

“Time to visit your favorite Kasbah’*, announced Amina as she secured ‘Shayla’** for Sarah with a broch. Sarah clapped, with joy cascading from her bright eyes. “Mashallah, you look so beautiful”, said old Amina in shaking voice, looking at Sarah. “Umm”***, said Sarah hugging Amina. “You will stay by my Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Flash Fiction

For Sake of Our Lives

“Hey, I saw something, a direction board, maybe a danger warning, probably, of which I am not sure, on a small wooden post, right before the bend that we took just now”, she said in one breath, shouting with frenzy, pointing towards his right – back as they were traveling Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago