Month: October 2014

WILTED LOTUS By M. Ramakoti

The western sky glowed bashfully with powdered kumkuma scattered around by the good old peddamma.[1] Bits of clouds were gliding away on the sky like new brides with henna-tinted feet. Darkness was engulfing the world. “Come on, girl! Let’s go…

REFORM by Ranganayakamma

Indira returned from work and asked her daughter, Sasi, as usual, “Did we get any letters today?” “Suseela attayya wrote,” Sasi replied with a smile. She knows that her mother loves Suseela attayya’s letters. “What did she say? Did you…

DIARY by Vasundhara

Ramu was a little boy when he lost his mother. His father remarried Laxmi and she entered the household as a new bride-cum-step mother. Ramu studying was in third standard, a very intelligent lad. His father, Ranga Rao taught him…

BEAUTY by C. Anandaramam

It’s not impossible but rare to come across incidents that would bring tears and also an inexplicable satisfaction. Niraja was astonished at herself. She was heart-broken and sobbing; and, amidst her sobs, she noticed, much to her surprise, that she…