Second Chance
Second Chance   Jenani can still remember the day she met Appasami.  The memory is so vivid in her mind, it’s as if it just happened yesterday.  Has it really been 13 years since they said goodbye?  Appasami was Jenani’s
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
Ram wanted to tell Fritha that their relationship was no longer working for him and that he already found someone new. But how to tell her?  Will she understand?  Furthermore, will she ever forgive him for being unfaithful after he
Dad’s Blessings short story
There was a place in Banglore where a rich man used to live with his lone son. His son was good at studies; hence father expected him to be a successful businessman, but on his own – not on father’s
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
Friends and Adversaries
Friends and Adversaries   For as long as she can remember Abirami and Karthika have never gotten along.  They were neighbors and schoolmates, but they completely ignored one another whenever they would bump into each other in the streets or
Falling for a Work Mate
Falling for a Work Mate   They have been working together for nearly three years now and yet, Kaveri has never looked at Aathi as anything more than a work mate.  Although they worked in the same department, Kaveri hardly
For Better or For Worse
For Better or For Worse   Mathu has always been a carefree young girl.  She loved hanging out with her friends after all her chores are done.  They loved to just sit at a local café nearby and look at
Changing of the Seasons
Changing of the Seasons   Ananthi couldn’t believe what had just happened to her.  After working so hard to make her dreams come true and put up her own garments business, she had to fold up after only five years
Among the Stars
Among the Stars   Kala lost her husband when she was only two months pregnant with their first child.  They had been married for a year when they found out she was pregnant.  They have been waiting for this precious
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
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
Money and Piece
Long time ago, two friends lived together in a village named: Beeru. Both friends were known to each other since long; hence they were very close to each other. Incidentally, both of them were very poor and unemployed, and so,
Doll – Part One
Doll – Part One   Isha pounded on the heavy oak doors relentlessly, her knuckles red and swollen from too much knocking and her voice hoarse from excessive shouting.  She was bent on ignoring the pain, however, and was quite
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