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
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
An Ailing Lion Story
Long time ago, a lion used to live in his cave inside a jungle. Since the lion had been living there for many years, he had become very old. Perhaps, he became too weak to kill anyone for his survival.
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
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
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
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
The Four Friends
The Four Friends Long time ago, there was a place called Janakdham, which used to be lived by numerous families. The main source of livelihood in Janakdham was agriculture; perhaps, it was only source of food there. Four friends were
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
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
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. 
Love and Time
Love and Time   One upon a time, an island was full of feelings, i.e., all feelings were used to live there, including happiness, knowledge, joy, vanity, sadness, and love among others. They all were living there for long without
Hope, Love and Life
Hope, Love and Life   KalaiMoli was an orphan girl who grew up with her aunt and uncle.  Her aunt was her mother’s sister, and she took her in only because no one else wanted her.  Her cousins were about
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,
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