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
Best Friends ( Tamil Short Story)
Best Friends   Aathi has been friends with Malar for the longest time.  If memory serves him right, they’ve been friends since Pre-K, when she punched a little boy in the nose because he was making fun of Aathi.  From
Brothers ( Tamil Short Story )
Brothers   Mathan and Mohan are not real brothers.  But they love each other like true brothers.  They grew up together and did everything together.  In school, they would always look out for one another.  If someone bullied the other,
Through A Child’s Eyes
Through A Child’s Eyes   “Sumathi!  It’s time to wash the dishes!”   Little Sumathi gave a start as her mother’s impatient voice rang through their house.  Grudgingly, she discarded her rag doll and proceeded to the kitchen where her
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
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
Differences
Differences   “Isn’t it grand?” he asked her, voice bubbling over with obvious excitement.  Aisha looked at the painting, trying to make some sense out of it but failing miserably.   ‘It’s just a bunch of dots and lines.  how
Getting to Know a Stranger, He Said
Getting to Know a Stranger, He Said I never thought I’d see the day when a stranger would stand in my kitchen, chopping vegetables in awkward silence.             I had only known her as my wife for a week. 
True love will live forever!
Meena and Prakash have been best friends since they were children. Meena couldn’t live without Prakash and Prakash can’t live without Meena. They did everything together.   Prakash left their country home and settled in the city because prakash’s dad
Kannan and Ratha
  Kannan and Ratha are childhood sweethearts that have promised to remain faithful to one another for as long as they both shall live.  Theirs is a match made in heaven.  Their parents have been friends for a long time,
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
Drought – Part Two
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
Sand and Stone
Short Story Sand and Stone  Two best friends were walking on a desert in search of some water, and a shadowed place to take the rest. At one place, they found some water, but that was too little for both
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
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