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FICTION

A collection of short stories curated by authors. Immerse yourself in a story, and share your own

rave

Rant and Rave

Mystified glares seep down. Eyes to veins, the circulation in lines and circles. Arc that portrays the curve of her hands drunk in adrenaline. The inclination of golden beams in yellow and orange speaking of un... Read More...
child

Happy Child

Drizzle drazzle, little drops Slow in turn and little curves Little of tickle Little of touch Drizzle drazzle, little drops Slow in tickle, slow in touch. Far-far away on a bridge engulfed in ... Read More...
mountain

The Mountain ~ That’s Mine

Close your eyes and tell me what did you see?  Blackout. I saw nothing. Then I tried it again- something black and dark started to get accumulated around my chest and it took the form of a huge black, dark, ... Read More...
gentleman part 2

I am a Gentleman – part II

Saturday - I am up, she is not next to me. My head, argh, it hurts. Perhaps she left for work. She hates her job but yet she drags herself to 12-hour shift every day. My cell phone is dead. I don’t have a track... Read More...
parasmani1

Parasmani

Parasmani ~ the touch of yours turns iron into gold or anything into gold ~ how can I not choose to turn into gold for the single touch of yours? Here we are again~ the bank of Sunkoshi welcomes us. You can ... Read More...
lived

The Day He Lived

These god damned dogs! One would begin howling, and then another, and a third, until the air was filled with their screeches and yowls. Nishan had heard of wolves doing that, but then, he mused, dogs belonged t... Read More...
walkers part 3

Walkers part 3

We were at the crossroads and we meet often at the crossroads of life. There is enough distance between us now. Unnoticed are we, by each other. Pretending as if, we have never seen each other in life. As if we... Read More...
walkers part 2

Walkers – part 2

Yesterday was mystical, today is real. The fantastic world is dimmed now and it seems foggy. The walk is over and moments are always eternal. While I start reminiscing the walk it gives a chill in my bones. Why... Read More...
porcelain

Porcelain

It was delicate & tiny. Protected from everyone, cupped between my palms...my precious. I never gave it to anyone for I cared so much for it, wouldn't let anyone even glance at it let alone touch it. Scratc... Read More...
walkers part 3

Walkers–Part I

A wind passing through us was separating us, we were burning inside with a fire so hot ~in the darkest night on earth. We walked through the pines ( may not be pines) , in between a nicely paved road which was ... Read More...
new-born

POV of a New Born

I was crying. A smooth, gentle, warm hug soothed me. I felt different; something strange but pleasant and that stopped me from crying. New faces and mostly strangers around. Do I know them? Do they know me? Why... Read More...
Sacred Silence

Secret , Sacred Silence

I feel different now. I don’t want to play with her wrinkles now. What a lovely feeling it is to be a woman. And to be a bride tomorrow?I will be throwing all the stones in the river; I will be wearing makeup a... Read More...
sasas

The Scheme – Part I

He hated this part. Absolutely hated it. If only he didn’t have to. It left scars all over his arm as is he was a beaten slave. He didn’t trust them either, not at all. He wanted to scream and shout at everyone... Read More...