The Kindness of Strangers

I woke up with a sore throat. I couldn’t speak, could only croak. I croak a normal daily question to my husband. He doesn’t even notice that his wife is speaking like a crow. I get the morning chores done and take my kid to school. I talk to my friend on the phone. She…

The Bad Day

“Life sucks” Mahesh said kicking at a small stone and missing it. “I thought you could only suck ice creams and golas” his little sister asked him curiously. Mahesh didn’t deign to answer her and continued walking homewards. ‘I am really going to get it from Dad this time’ he thought worriedly. The first term…