Investigation #SundayPhotoFiction

Inspector Sharma saw the photograph in the living room. It was a tall tree with small protrusions at regular interval to climb up on top. “Could this picture have served a visual stimulus to Shyam?” wondered the inspector, “that he climbed on the parapet of the 13thfloor and jumped?” From experience, Sharma knew addictive drugs... Continue Reading →

Talented #CarrotRanch

“That’s a beautiful piece of work, dear!” commented an impressed examiner looking at the model on display, “did you work alone or it is a team work where many others joined hands?” Praise never surprised Mrs. Madhumita Majumdar. In her lifetime, she has seen accolades fly in her direction from her father’s home to her... Continue Reading →

Inexplicable #FridayFictioneer

With a degree of trepidation, not knowing what to expect, Nikhil opened the door lock. "You are putting at risk my reputation," the real estate man had cautioned, "as well as your own well being.” “Rent out for a week,” Nikhil had pleaded, “ thereafter we can work on a longer agreement.” “Am I making a... Continue Reading →

Wrong Place #SundayPhotoFiction

“Let us go hiking in the mountains,” Raj and Madhu, avid hiker friends, were eager to try out their new tent they had acquired paying almost two months salary, “yes we must find out how does it feel to carry this feather weight tent.” “Remember our last trek, when our tent got wet in rain?”... Continue Reading →

Plunge #TellTaleThursday

Shyam Sunder came out on the spacious balcony outside. Everyone else was busy inside the room, dancing, chatting and eating. He stood on the parapet, spread his arms in an wide arc and jumped. In utter disbelief a few rushed out to the balcony only to see the body going down and hitting the ground... Continue Reading →

Candidate #CarrotRanch

 “Make noise, a lot of it,” Nikhil’s political advisor said excitedly, “let people know your arrival.” Nikhil and his advisor were chatting on the way to his party office. There was a buzz that party will announce Nikhil as party candidate for assembly election. “How?” Nikhil asked his advisor, “help me improve visibility?” “Give interviews,... Continue Reading →

Cursed #FridayFictioneer

The two storeys aesthetically painted house, fitted with an air conditioner, looked picture perfect and inviting. Yet, every time he broached the topic of renting the place, the real estate agent shrugged it off, “it will not fit your budget, sir!” “Prepare the paper work,” out to find a rental accommodation, he asked his real... Continue Reading →

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