Fiction

Unanswered Question

I rang the doorbell and was feeling the warmth of the hearth already as my fully drenched self was fighting best to shrug off the shivering. It had been raining relentlessly for five days in a row with temperatures plummeting to usher in the relief from coastal sweaty weather that Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Never Settle For Less

Dec 3, 2115 “I promise you. I will gift you 16 of them one day”, he requested earnestly, as he could witness the roaring fire in her otherwise calm black eyes, which was not only burning her inside out but roasting him too; to douse the outburst. “Sixteen in a Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

The Dandelion

  Huffing and panting, I perched myself on the wooden bench under the maple tree, now leafless and apparently lifeless, that stood right in the center of the vast garden. Thankfully the new-year-fitness-resolution-crowd has thinned and the park was now dotted sparsely with regulars as January was about to say 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
Fiction

Why Not?

She had walked up and down the cobbled street for most of her growing up days. Thousands of steps she would take each morning with her father to reach her school had the silent company of the closed shutters of the haute couture boutiques, famed bakeries, and shops of prominent Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago