Waiting for Love
Waiting for Love   Kavitha and Kanthan were childhood best friends, but now that they’re both teenagers, they have drifted apart, each with their own circle of friends who are as different as day and night.             One day,
Parents Know Best
Parents Know Best   It had been raining incessantly since this morning.  Abi absentmindedly watched as the raindrops slowly trickled down her bedroom window.  She hasn’t been sleeping well at night ever since her parents told her that they have
By the Lake ( Tamil Short Story )
By the Lake   Down by the lake, Kanthan told Kavitha that he loved her.  The lake was their favorite spot, and they had spent many afternoons there under the shade of the tree just sharing their hopes and dreams.
Constant (Tamil Short Story)
  Parani liked to wake up at exactly 7:00 AM everyday.  He liked his coffee bitter, with just a single lump of sugar and exactly two teaspoons of creamer, the vanilla-flavored one.  He liked his morning paper folded in such
The Love of a Man
The Love of a Man   Santhi was a typical girl from the province when Adhavan met her.  He had to go to her town to do a little background check for a possible expansion for his company.  At 25,
Broken Vows
Broken Vows   There have been times when Latha felt as if she couldn’t go on anymore.  After 12 years of marriage, her husband suddenly decided that he wants a divorce.  No explanations, except that he just fell out of
AnbuChelvam
AnbuChelvam   AnbuChelvam is a hardworking man.  Every morning he would wake up as soon as the rooster starts to crow.  He liked starting his day early and working on his farm when everyone else is still fast asleep.  He
Keeping the Flame Alive
Keeping the Flame Alive             The Gupta’s house was finally silent.             “Are they asleep?” Malar asked as he took off his robe, waiting for his wife to come to bed.             “Yes,” Damayanti whispered and suddenly
Tamil Short Story “Here and Now”
Here and Now “Here, have a look at yourself.” Srina looked up at the reflection in the small round mirror her cousin held up in front of her.  She couldn’t help but smile, her small white teeth flashing between darkened
Getting to Know a Stranger, She Said
Getting to Know a Stranger, She Said             If ignorance is indeed bliss, then I must be the happiest woman in the world.  Why, then, do I feel as if something is amiss?                               Take now, for
A Little Push Can Help ( Tamil Short Story)
A Little Push Can Help             “Karthik, I don’t think I can do this.”             Karthik sighed.  He and his friend had been through this many times before already.             “Of course you can, Prasanth,” he said. 
Drought – Part One
Strengthened by the meager sip he took, Manas strapped the canteen more securely to his waist, intent on moving onward.  The sooner he reached their camp, the better.  He picked up the standard issue machine gun that he had dropped
A Pundit And His Clothes
Long time ago, there was a Village called Hastinapur. There were lots of rich peoples used to live there. The life going was very smooth for peoples leaving in Hastinapur except few who were not that lucky, like a Pundit,
Bane
Bane   Nobody understood him.   But it wasn’t like that was a bad thing.  No, it wasn’t a bad thing.  In fact, he preferred it that way.  It gave him a sense of satisfaction – knowing that he was
Birbal’s Khichdi
Akbar and Birbal are two most happening fantasy characters in Indian mythological arena. One of their most popular stories is Birbal’s Khichdi, which happens to be a standard for many. Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar a.k.a. Akbar was the Mughal emperor in