In-Betweens

Daily Prompt: Fret

Nervously, he stood in front of his family, unsure of how he’ll be received. His parents had always been unorthodox, but this was a new even for them.

“Don’t fret dear, you look beautiful” his Ma quipped pulling him into the house, tucking a loose strand of hair behind his ear and adjusting his saree’s pallu.

He was accepted by them, the rest did not matter…


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Fantasy

via Daily Prompt: Bite “Would you like a Bite?” Enthralled by the vampires and werewolves she read in the books, she offered her innocent heart and soul to a monster. © 2017 Ashwini Nawathe, Kaleidoscope of My Life All Rights Reserved

Les Voisins!

via Daily Prompt: Neighbors

Neighbours, are the most popular subjects in our Indian society. Woh bajuwale ‘Sharma aunty’ ki beta and beti are the kids each parent talks about. Those kids, to top it off, are good at everything and we have to somehow live up to their standards. And that ‘Sharma aunty’ too is forever interested in our lives, “Marks kitna mila?”, “shadi kab karni he?” and everything.

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Cookie Jars

via Daily Prompt: Hidden

How normal is it to store bits of scrap!

I’m sure all of us have a box stashed away somewhere which is filled with some random-est of stuffs. Broken toys, birthday cards, first love letter, marbles, pens, bottle corks, key-chains, lose pearls and many of such seemingly useless things. They are like evidences of the life that is now lost to us; filled with bittersweet memories of our childhood, our first love, our first broken heart, of people with whom we are no longer in touch. Read More »