Category: Short stories

Almost Mary [Short Story]

christmas - short story

Mom had asked me to do the chores and dust the table. I’m allergic to dust but mom had asked me to, and I really want to keep the Lord’s commandments written in the scriptures, so I decided to dust the table without much fuss. I pulled out the chairs and dusted the table. As […]


Cars

On the way to office he saw an Audi A6 fly past him. He sighed! “How does that guy get to drive such an amazing car?” he wondered. He has been driving the same Ford Fiesta for the last three years, and that was the first car he had started driving. “The start was great […]


Impersonal office!

It was an impersonal office. “Why are you so late today, I will not stand this kind of behaviour” said the furious manager. The employee replied with a sorrow filled face “My wife had to go to the hospital this morning.” The manager cooled down and said “oh, It’s ok! Is she alright?”. “Ya, she […]


A Rainy Day!

Life was good! He had a loving wife, he was soon to be a dad, had a stable job. “I cannot wait to hold my child. I hope it’s a girl, I don’t want her mom’s beauty to go wasted on a boy!” thought Freddie. He backed out his car, a Civic, from the garage. As he […]


Fox And Crow – The Contemporary version!

Note: The same old “Fox tricked the Crow” story, retold in a diff way.I was taking a walk in the park, alone. There were some reported sightings of a fox in this part of the woods, so no one took a walk here. Hence, I was alone. As a scientist, I’ve always loved to be […]


Nun of that!

Jose and Vikram sat for lunch and Jose began the conversation “I was going to Kerala by train last weekend and guess what happened?” “hmmm… you saw a beautiful girl, spoke to her, got her number and you guys are friends now, correct?” said Vikram “Nope, listen to the story now. I got in the […]


Courting at the center court!! [Short Story]

Jonathan had always wanted to play tennis. And this afternoon, here he was, at the center court, Wimbledon. As the game was about to begin, he went to one side of the net and his friend, William, to the other. That’s when Jonathan saw her. She was in the stands and had come to watch […]


Courting at the center court!! [Short Story]

Jonathan had always wanted to play tennis. And this afternoon, here he was, at the center court, Wimbledon. As the game was about to begin, he went to one side of the net and his friend, William, to the other. That’s when Jonathan saw her. She was in the stands and had come to watch […]


Accidents happen!!

Warning: This short story is not one of my best. So if you are new here, read the others and visit this later. 🙂 Philip was a marketeer. Today was one of the four days in a year he looked forward to. Today was the day he would know the result of all his efforts. […]


The other end!

Please read “deceiving looks” before you read the following, if you want to enjoy this! This is an alternate ending to that story (deceiving looks). 🙂 As I shifted gears, my hand rubbed against Kumar’s thighs and I could feel a metal object and I instinctively stared at it. And Manoj caught my stare and […]