Footprints in the Sand

BY ANITHA CHAKRAVARTHY The sea could not touch her little feet, as she hopped back every time making it impossible for it to touch her. Her smile broadened every time she disappointed the wave. She chuckled in happiness about the little victory of her’s. The sea tried harder and harder only to fail every single … Continue reading Footprints in the Sand

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

The Potrait of a Mother

She is magnificent. Her eyes always seem to twinkle with humour and amusement. The corner of her lips are always turned up, as though smiling twenty-four hours a day is the most natural thing in the world. Never once have I heard her complain, or whine, or lose her temper. Her infinite patience is only … Continue reading The Potrait of a Mother