Category: Short Stories

Can you love two people at a time?

Can you love two people at a time? This has been a topic of never-ending debate…. But this was not the case with him….he loved both of them equally…. He couldn’t do without either of them….his life had no meaning without their presence…. He always tried to keep both of them separate….so that the creeper of jealous doesn’t climb up the wall of love…… He even provided them separate abode…… This was that unfortunate day when despite all the efforts…he left them both together in his car….,n that opened the can of worms…. There was this spiteful conversation between...

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Bujji Pinni

He had been very restless since afternoon, not letting me move out of his sight, even for a minute. He had been suffering for some time you see and now it looked like he couldn't take it anymore.Not even the thought of a tomorrow which meant more time for the kids or me. It simply didn’t matter to him anymore. He just wanted to sleep. A painless sleep. A dreamless sleep. A contented sleep. I sat opposite, watching him struggle, watching the evening shadows make patterns on the walls. I thought of stroking his forehead gently, lulling him to...

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The Day She Became A Young Girl Again!

"I am too lazy to take out my car….I guess I would skip going out today…" she had a long n tiring day hence the reluctance… "Nothing doing, these are your excuses…let me take you out on my bike today, the place is just ten minutes ride from here," he said with an audible hint of authority in his voice. She contained herself hesitatingly and without much ado she got ready as she was left with no option what so ever. "You know I am sitting on a bike after ages….always wanted to feel the pleasant assault of breeze...

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Only We Can Clear the Air

It had been an arranged marriage. The initial years had found Kalpana and Dheeraj in love with each other.  The cracks had started showing when Dheeraj's business had started falling and Kalpana had given birth to yet another daughter. Her mother in law, Shanta had been supportive till the time her first daughter had been born. But after the third daughter, she had shown her true colors. But at heart, Shanta was a good soul, albeit she could not balance the household politics. She would sway from one side to the other like a pendulum and over the years...

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Selfless Joys

God had been unkind ….there was a stark difference in the social status of both the brothers.one was a top corporate honcho and the other one was an artist who made sculptures  He always felt that life had been unkind, one brother was the Destiny's child and the other one was the always hit by the stroke of ill fate. Over the period of time he developed so much hatred for his brother, perhaps jealousy and his own complexes made him loathe his brother.He envied his implacable picture perfect life…fat bank balance, huge bungalow -an enviable possession, pretty wife...

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