Friday, October 30, 2020

Seema Taneja

Seema Taneja is a former teacher of English. She expresses herself through fiction and poetry in English and Hindi. She also writes on matters concerning politics, economics, gender and lifestyle issues. Photography is her other love.
10 WRITINGS

Lights, Camera, Action

The ramshackle bus rattles like a broken toy but manages to reach us to our stopover for the night. You don’t expect a Volvo...

The Call

Don't worry ma, you take father to the hospital. I will transfer money tonight itself', Sumana assured her. She picked up her phone and gave...

The Final Lesson

She stood by the window and watched them. The playground reverberated with the exuberant chatter and laughter of her children. They had just finished...

Anamee

The wails, the pleadings for mercy followed her. The devilish laughter of the man, as he beat and pulled the woman inside, still reverberated...

Aditya And Chandni – From Us To Me

Aahhh...to be rejected me once again! Would she ever forgive me for my bêtise, my impetuous disappearance that day? Eons ago I stood there, transfixed. Stunned...

The Chance Encounter

Ahmad paid the money, picked up the bouquets and hopped onto the bike. Rajan zoomed off towards their favorite place. The place where they...

A NEW GAME IS ABOUT TO BEGIN

Zara zara touch me touch me touch me, zara zara hold me hold me hold me. He swayed as the sultry voice crooned from...

RAINBOW OF LOVE

The phone beeped again.No, it won’t be her. She hadn’t pinged me after that night two months ago!She had messaged me a few times....

EYES DON’T LIE

Avanika knew something was wrong the second she spied his name flash on the screen. It was tempting to ignore the call, but instincts...

The Magic Potion

A pale moon glimmered outside her window. Yellow. Jaundiced. She sat hunched in a Baroque chair. Pensive. A grim smile dotted her thin lips. A storm...