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Silver Linings

Melancholy clung to him like skin. An abusive father, a difficult childhood. Into his cloud of sadness, she walked in. His silver lining. In the years of bliss with her, the sun was just breaking into his cloud, when death snatched her away, at…

A Beautiful Scar

She gently runs her finger across the scar in her abdomen. A long, dark, distorted aberration. Scars are always ugly, grotesque. A result of pain and sadness. But this one is different. It is beautiful. She looks at the tiny,sleeping baby and blows a…

My Story of Love

Love rediscovered

A Choice

Shilpi looked at the frail little girl sitting on the couch, the daughter of her next door neighbour she hardly knew. She had been killing yet another evening of loneliness,when the bell had rung. Her agitated neighbour had cited an unavoidable emergency before thrusting…

Falling in Love, Again

A difficult childbirth, a foreign country with no family. That is how our parenthood journey began. All nights when I soothed my colicky baby, it was my husband who stood there with me late till morning came; everyday when he came back from a…

Father’s Day

The Fight

“Dani, tell your mom, its been a long time since I had scrambled eggs”, said her father at the breakfast table, winking at her. “Mom, Dad says its been…”, started Dani. “Dani, tell your dad this is not a restaurant, he has to eat…