Espresso Shots

Rude Mr. Red

There once lived a rude man in a lovely cottage just outside of town. His name was Mr. Red. And ...
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jagged light: a short story

shorojabala combed her long dark tresses slowly. the jaba kusum oil that had come with the month's groceries from noni ...
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The ironed shirts delivery: A short story

Mr. Brown was farsighted, a condition commonly referred to by an ophthalmologist as Hyperopia. That word, however, would have been ...
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maloti’s world

the news came early morning. he was coughing again. a dagger plunged sharply just below her heart. maloti jolted with ...
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the walls

there was no cognizance of time within its walls. there seemed to be no awareness almost of the time without ...
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Secret Alliance – A short story

She was sitting at her table by the window. Her books spread out in front. A pen in her hand ...
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when sunday invaded monday

"it is tyranny, i tell you, tyranny!" exclaimed the frog, leaping up all of a sudden from its thoughtfully reclining ...
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upsidedownturn

"you can't go back…" whispered the summer wind brushing against my temple. "what? what did you say?" it was nine ...
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nolen gur, balaclava, and bombs

“if you don’t want a child, just use nirodh!” said the ten year old. “nirodh!” there was awe and bursting ...
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going back to school short story

What she learnt at school that day…: A short story

She had hoped to take the bus to the school, but as usual, had allowed herself to get distracted by ...
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the girl called rhino

a wail rose up in the calm late afternoon air. the tail end of it came stalking into the room ...
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headcount

ravan was chasing me. he had ten heads and ten faces and ten sets of teeth bared as he sprinted ...
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on glinjerade rim

steam rose in quiet swirls from the tea cup. the sky was cloudy, a faint hint of tea leaf in ...
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the red oxide floor

it looked like it was going to rain. flashes of lightning lit up the frosted window pane every now and ...
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five feet of the snake

"unpalatable to the lord of death! first among the monkeys!! you've seen five feet of the snake?? burnt face, extract ...
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