Business

“You will have to delete images from your gallery, Jane, the phone is running out of space.” “I may have to buy another disk. Yet, it is cheaper than what art gallery owners charge as commission.” Her comment is sarcastic, but Rob sighs, “Online platforms have robbed us of our income.” The artist and gallery …

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Going back

“Haven’t we done this before?” The look in her eyes was defiant. “What? Driving me round the bend?” “Why doesn’t the message go through your thick head that you cannot dominate or manipulate me?” “Is that the way you talk to your father?” “Well… you know better.” His entire life floated in front of his …

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The Bible

“Congratulations on your new position in the organization!” It seems like a coronation to Rajesh who is elevated, but the expression in his boss’s eyes holds both expectation and consternation. “The company’s profits and balance-sheet should be the be-all and end-all of your life. You will hold no other value system, other than the one …

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Reading too much

I try to find a pattern in the randomness. Is there a message hidden for someone? Was it meant to cross the barriers of language, culture and time - if someone sees it long after the imprints were created? Palms, thumbs, teardrops, jellyfish … certainly something to do with aquatic life ….or just the uncontrolled …

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Showers Galore

“Showers have a way of inspiring creativity. It starts from the washroom, and moves on to downpour from the skies.” He stopped writing, as the door opened with a bang. Who could just barge in, in a lockdown? The sight of the visitor made him stop in his tracks. Opportunity had knocked, and a fresh …

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Thought Energy

“OMG! I pride myself so much on my intuition, but it did not work this time. I should have stopped him from taking that forest trip,” wails the grieving mother on the untimely demise of her only son. Youth is the time for adventures, but tragedy can befall at times, silently thinks the logical father. …

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