Short Stories

At the Miller Park

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Note: This story was first published in Milwaukee: Its Places, Traditions and People. THUD! She fell off her bed again. Usha
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Sujatha

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  The rain god, Indra, had been severe the night Sujatha was shut outside the gate. Sujatha’s legs beneath her wet
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Jamaal and Jyothi

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No of words: ~600 words Story: Jamaal held Jyothi’s palm and began studying it. She let out a sigh and began
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Devansh

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The bus smelled of sweaty palms and exasperated breath. Were they 60 in number? Possibly. Devansh whispered in the ears of
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The secret

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Venkat Lakshmi had a secret. It was hidden in a tall steel container where she placed the dals. But since the
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The burden of freedom

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She sat at her favourite place again–looking at the sky from the window bars after all her work was completed. The
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My precious birthday gift

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Sanjay, my little cousin (in the picture below) wrote a story and also illustrated it. There was a boy named Tin.
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Unposted letter

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Dear Amma, You wrote to me last time asking whether I was happy. What do I tell you? Yes, I am
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Of bruised knees and swollen fingers

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Her fingers were swollen and her back was bruised. Wearing her shirt over the marks on her back, and sliding the
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Only if

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25,000 cases accidents this  year in the city. Read the Headlines of the most-selling newspaper. It would have been 24,999 Rama
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