I was adopted when I was very young. A baby, actually. The family who adopted me, came into the orphanage one day, grabbed me from my cage and took me home. I still remember the feel of that blanket. I was wrapped into this soft blanket, probably by my biological parents. Smooth,silky and musty, it would soon become the only link with them. The blanket … Continue reading A twist in tail
Planet Earth, Terra or Prithvi, a home for all of us. What a beautiful blue planet this is, so peaceful from up above… No borders, no conflict, no politics just pure serene beauty… A wonder in its own self, with those vast lying seas and high mountains… At the right distance basking in the Sun’s radiation! The cradle of Human civilisation… Suddenly! The alarm starts ringing, … Continue reading Earth 21000AD…
“Hi there, do you remember me from the class of 85 ?”, she asked the guy behind her in the queue for name tags, a broad smile on her face. She was in her late 40s now, hardly any resemblance to her 16 year old self. But then, that was true with most of the people gathered in the hall. It was their 30 year school reunion. … Continue reading Reunion
The family was eating their dinner together. It was a custom that all family members eat food together. But the dad kept looking at the empty seat in front of him. The usual clatter during their diners and lunches was absent. His wife and daughter were eating the food in silence, sobbing silently. He kept going back to the day of the riots, the day … Continue reading Spoils of …
She was sitting at the hospital, looking at her stomach, gently moving her hand over it. While doing so, she kept going back to her trip to Africa. She cursed the day she entered that place. She never thought, that her one decision would cause her this much pain. But she knew she had no choice. She had to get rid of the life inside … Continue reading Life is sacred…a satire
The recent earthquakes in Nepal and the sudden rise in want-to-be philanthropists made me write a short story from the Hindu scripture ” Bhagvad Geeta.” Continue reading What does charity mean ?
I have a bad habit of taking a walk late in the evening , usually with a close friend of mine. Yesterday, was one such time. We were walking in the the shadows accompanied by our usual tomfoolery , when I noticed a dog by the side of the road. The dog was skinny, as if it was no fed for days now and twitching … Continue reading A Dog’s Life ?
Hello Reader, I work with a company which provides IT related services to customers all over the world. We have an operations call with our senior management, once a day, to give updates on the tasks completed during the day or ask any queries about the deliveries for any project. During the call, I observed that one of the teams always ended their update with … Continue reading IT’s escalations