Family Business #SundayPhotoFi

  “Tring, tring, tring, tring,” Shalini was busy working in her father’s shop when her cell phone rang. She did not answer the unknown number, as she had no intention of talking to a stranger after a tiring day. Shalini has been working with her father complete his supply order of jackets for glass bottles.... Continue Reading →

Eager #CarrotRanch

  His life did not depend on it, but a news would have been welcome. It was nearly a month earlier, he had shared his resume. He was certain about his selection. Afterall, his resume was rich in qualification and relevant experience. He was certain that his pay package will see a significant jump. He had... Continue Reading →

Coincidence #FridayFictioneer

“Pick me up from the airport,” Nirmala had phoned before boarding, “I am excited!” -----X----- “Open the windows, Bhola, let fresh air and light in the room.” “Looks to be jammed,” Bhola tried to force the reluctant windows to open, “thank god, I shall be out of this unholy place by sun down.” On his... Continue Reading →

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 →

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