Fiction

The Breath

A riot of laughter was enough to break the monotony of pin drop silence that marched long corridors of girl’s hostel, that chilly winter night. The walls otherwise chained to the discipline, took notice. The dim light in the aisle sought to borrow  brightness from the chirpy girly talk seeping Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Smirking Bunny

“Is there something wrong with Mumu these days?”, opined Mayank with concern. “Why do you think so?”, asked Meenakshi, his wife. Mrunmayi aka Mumu was Meenakshi and Mayank’s seven-year-old daughter. “I have heard her talking to that new stuffed toy. Don’t you think its name ‘Smirking Bunny’ is uncanny?” “That’s Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Que Sera, Sera

Chandar was ecstatic and anxious in equal measures as he paced nervously in the lobby in front of the labour room. “Congratulations Mr Chandar. You are a father of a baby boy”, said the nurse emerging out of the labour room and handing over the little bundle of joy to Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Per Ardua Ad Astra

Baa opened the door with a smile as she expected Sanjali to return home from work. Sanjali reciprocated but the smile was half-hearted. Baa thought so. Baa watched Sanjali drag herself to the sofa and sink in it. She sat there with her head held low. Sanjali’s face appeared dull. Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago
Fiction

Once Again

Little Anju and Anuj were excited. They clapped when Ranjit, their Baba, who worked as the security guard at a mall, got down from the ladder after hanging the swing in the front room of their house in the chawl. While Ranjit took the ladder away, Sangeeta, his wife stood Read more…

By Anagha Yatin, ago