Not By Blood

Sadhna had mentioned to Charu about her marriage and that she would find her a good place where there would be other kids her age. Charu had cried and cried and begged her to let her stay. (Reads: 31)

A New Bedtime Story

Neeta wanted her daughter to know that she was special, even if she was average in studies, that she would never be told that she is weak, that no matter what happens she has a friend in her mother. (Reads: 85)

THE BEST FAMILY DINNER

My family, husband and our two daughters, sat at the dining room table covered with colorful plastic oilcloth, just like a real happy family in American film. (Reads: 222)

TWO DAUGHTERS

Two years back I had to rush in the same manner to hospital when my father in law had a stroke and subsequent paralysis. My wife was almost divided between her father and our daughter. (Reads: 115)

Incomplete Love

Days passed by but Priya didn’t talk to Sharon much. She got bored to death. Priya’s nasty behaviour was getting a rise out of Atul but he couldn’t react. The time came when Sharon had to leave for Canada. (Reads: 160)

Maa

Anchal was her mother’s copy. She was as beautiful and elegant as her mother. She loved her mother with her life. After her mother it was the turn of dance that she loved. (Reads: 128)

An undelivered letter

Mother its not just a word nor a position it’s a world within itself :a life giving lives. Those wrinkles on your face, those fine lines, those rough patches and that improper physique you carried just for me . (Reads: 116)