Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Sai Surve-Rane

Sai Surve-Rane is a periodontist and a mother with unspent literary energies.
18 WRITINGS

Wabi-sabi

“You will all receive an hour. There will be a warning bell at 11.55 to signal the last five minutes. The papers will be...

The Crusade

Nostalgia has a way of glossing over the tediousness of school hours, leaving sweet, sepia toned memories of one’s alma mater. Eckleton was no...

Frosty silence

How deceptively pink was that one winter chill, How comfortingly  warm your touch was then. Now the chill's set deep within the hearts, Cold, dismal, distant, a...

Evolved

“Kwo-oooop!” Yuan squinted up at the skies, his hand over his thick brows. He knew the screech too well. A savage cat was lurking close...

Where there is will

Dr. March moistened his lips, as he stood on a well-lit stage to address the congregation, gathered in attendance of the 1908 annual oration...

Go Fish!

“I will never lie anymore, Ralph. I promise you. Just go with the story this once, okay?” Jack pleaded, mustering as much appeal in...

Interception of Monsieur Perrault

“Beauty in a woman is a treasure rare Which we are never weary of admiring; But a sweet temper is a gift more...

Vulnerable

That's the status given by the International Union for Conservation of Nature to cheetahs. A paradoxically slow pace of multiplying numbers, for the fastest...

Roused

ROUSED   The old man woke up with a start. He looked around groggily and squinted as his eyes settled on the cloudy sky above. A...

UNATTRACTIVE

I woke up feeling lighter than usual. I had a new spring in my step. The multivitamins appear effective, I thought happily. I quickly...

Per aspera ad astra

“As your bight an’ tiny spaaak Lights the tavelle in the daak, T’ough I know not wat you aaa, Twinkle, twinkle, little staa.” Little Pallavi finished reciting the...

The Culinary Conundrum

Asha? Remember me? Anuradha Dixit.” Asha turned around in her seat, smiling warmly, “Of course I remember you! Divekar Uncle’s daughter. Dixit, after wedding, is...

Wholesome

“Hey Ma… Oh, it was okay. The post-presentation drill was a nightmare though! Sandy is particularly after my case… It’s like her life’s mission...

Savannah Son

“Kuyaa… I’m off!” Milo walked briskly, leading his herd on a dusty road, the sand burning his feet more than usual. The Savannah sun shone...

Inferno

Troubled and tortured woke he, By the trace of a memory, A drag he felt in his heart, He struggled to remember the start The abominable war! Levelled every...

SANDCASTLES

What! Where? Morning already? When did I get into the bathroom? Oh yes, I did want to pee…   Mmmm? Why is she shouting again?...