Mom and Momo

The craving for Momo was increasing by leaps and bounds. After that fateful day 15 years back Trina felt a strong resentment towards Momo. She blamed Momo for her life’s tragedy and kept herself away from it. But now all of a sudden she was feeling the strongest urge to have it. Initially she tried … Continue reading Mom and Momo

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The Blind Knitter

“Who knits these caps?” asked Trina. “My mom” The boy replied. “How many she knits in a day?” “3-4” “How many do you sell?” “Depends. On good days 5, on bad days nil” “What else do you do for a living?” Trina was finding it difficult to understand how they survive with such limited income. … Continue reading The Blind Knitter

Greed Begets Sin

The oldest theatre hall in the city caught fire. The firemen were trying to douse the fire. Alia could hear howling of trapped people. Her mom Sarita was ranting ‘This is sabotage. The hall was not making profit. They want to demolish it and build a new 5 star shopping Mall.’ Alia nonchalantly asked ‘how … Continue reading Greed Begets Sin

Hold My Hand

Pradeep stood awestruck gaping at the multi-storey. While growing up in a small village he never imagined that one day he would reach Chicago, America, the land of dreams. When he got the scholarship he couldn’t believe his luck and now standing here he wanted to pinch himself. He had taken a spoken English class … Continue reading Hold My Hand