Polka Dots

I walked into the office, clutching my briefcase. There were exactly 4 papers and 4 pens inside. As I walked in, heads turned towards me- 7. That was good. A good number. "I’m here for the interview", I said to the receptionist. She was wearing a spotted blouse. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5... oops. I … Continue reading Polka Dots

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Stranded on an Island

"Okay. So, last question. Who are you?" "I'm Rekha Panni from Bangalore and-" "No," said the interviewer. "What I meant was, who are you as a person?" "Oh. I'm a housewife with 2 beautiful children and-" The interviewer smiled and my voice dwindled to a halt. "I'm sorry," he said. "I guess my question was … Continue reading Stranded on an Island