Six Word Story #16- Success

Here's my take: Filling lives with smiles: Her success With this, I would like to share one of my experiences: Last year, my institute had organized a quiz competition for differently abled children. Children from various government schools had been invited to take part. First there was a screening test, where we, the NSS volunteers,... Continue Reading →

Sands of Time

On the fine sands of time,With bated breath, mine,I stagger, fall, get up fine,With might again, I climb. The dunes beat me off rhyme,All blow against: wind, clime,The inner conscience whines,"Nothing in hands of thine." I grip in my hands, sands fine,The more I fist sands refined,The grains slip, in swift lines,From the weary hands... Continue Reading →

My Fair Lady

It's to you, my Fair LadyI reckon and I prey theeBe mine, leave not my sideThrough this journey, guideLet not the wretched thornsCross my feet, but scornAnd if they vow to do soTurn their hearts light lowInto beaut blooming flowersSoftness emanating from coreMy Fair Lady, let not soreDarkness invade my dear soulBut the light of... Continue Reading →


Photo by Susanne Jutzeler on The true embody of sheer powerAlong with mystery that hoversLabours meticulously, the sewerKnits her trap webs, for hoursTricks her prey, space scouredCleverly, traps them, foe sour We learn this, with much adoWe knit the web of lies, I do!Oft, to escape traps and bluesTo achingly realise, a few do!I... Continue Reading →

Her lair

Hardly had she sighted me, when she began scampering. She hid in something which looked familiar! Oh!! My missing shoes!! This post was written in response to Twenty-Words Tuesday- Week 5. The word prompt for this week was Hiding. The challenge was to write an exactly 20-word story. Thank you!

Lost words

The gates to my mind's runway, Clearly latched, no escape way, Shut on all that can fly away. Thoughts and words, in array, Ripe and set to fly, all that way, Crash-land sans going faraway. Sitting with pen, paper that day, Blank and blank for hours, I say, Banging my head, doing all I may.... Continue Reading →

Touching cotton clouds white…

To touch those cotton clouds white, In colourful balloon, I'll fly high, I'll reach the heights, infinite. In it's shelter, the sun smiles bright, In the sky above my dreams afloat lie, To touch those cotton clouds white. Hangs about my heart, a little fright, It's outstared, with courage's eye, I'll reach the heights, infinite.... Continue Reading →


Oh! No, no, no, no! Not again! You are the seventh person tracing your eyes from the board to me! Don't tell me I'll have to repeat it all over again! Certainly you know that sign, don't you? You wise people definitely know what that sign indicates... No "PETS" Allowed! Me? Do I look like... Continue Reading →


Mortals, having plagued the silent slumber of the pristine nature, faced the fierce wrath of the invincible: An oblique warning.... This post was written in response to Twenty-Words Tuesday- Week 4. The word prompt for this week was Oblique. The challenge was to write an exactly 20-word story.Thank you!©Aashi D Parekh.

Three Line Tale #17: Uncertainty

The three sisters stood backstage, waiting for their turn. Their hearts skipping beats after each performance, throats completely dried, void taken it's place in their bellies and minds full of uncertainties. Life's intentions were veiled as ever- Whether the day had come and they would finally fill their family's tummies or return home preparing for... Continue Reading →

Carefree bird

Dancing her spirits out, it's not a show, Completely lost like, there's no tomorrow. Under the sprinkling waters, that blow, Straight, dare head into the sky, and flow. Washing away her bottomless sorrows, Bidding them adieu to endless morrows. The world around stares and follows, But their thoughts, she wouldn't borrow. Rejoicing in symmetry too,... Continue Reading →

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