Fiction

Punitive Gift

All but 5 years, little Tabassum was busy watching Ilma, her Ammi, pace up and down their studio apartment frantically running some errands, on a rainy day. The trickles of the pearl strings that the raindrops made on the glass window seemed to compete with Ammi’s outburst. No one seemed Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Empowered Vision

“Good evening Aisling. You are looking gorgeous tonight. I have two questions for you. Do you have dream or dreams, Aisling? If yes,  do you have the vision to achieve those dreams?” asked the famous Hollywood superstar in his equally famous baritone, after clearing his throat. Aisling smiled as she Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
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

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