Ginger, Gingery and Gingerly

Gingerly is the Daily Word Prompt today. Gingerly…. I don’t get why gingerly means what gingerly means. This is what Cambridge Dictionary says it means – Gingerly – in a way that is careful or cautious But why? Ginger is ginger, as in this   Okay, also this   Not the girl, people, the color of her hair. Okay, some…

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Thirty Seconds Tales #17: Something Broken

A four-year-old says to his babysitter – ‘What is cloaked?’ ‘Covered.’ ‘Then what is clocked?’ ‘Something to do with time, or achieving something. Please, not now. I’m trying to find my phone. I don’t know where I put it… Did you see my phone?’ He doesn’t answer. After a while. ‘What is croaked?’ ‘Aargh! Can…

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Thirty Seconds Tales #16 – The Choice

Her head was feeling cluttered already. Three cups of morning coffee had still done nothing to unclog her brain pores. She was still standing where she had been standing for the past 2 hours – before the mirror. ‘This isn’t helping. I need a shower…. a cold one.’ Throwing off her dressing gown to the…

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Detergent Memories

via Daily Prompt: Fragrance She was walking down a supermarket aisle, shopping cart loaded with groceries and other home necessities. She was almost done. Only the cleaning supplies were left to be picked up. She stopped before a display of detergents and automatically reached for the same detergent she had been using for years, when…

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Daily Prompt: Faded Jeans and Failed Chances; #Daily-Prompt, #Flash-fiction

Originally posted on The Pradita Chronicles:
via Daily Prompt: Faded I reminisce about faded jeans and failed chances. For on a night like tonight, I spied him, sauntering into the room, charging up the atmosphere, with his Brando-like swagger,  his Dev Anand-ish smirk . His faded jeans spelled ‘reckless’,  while his carefully tamed coif screamed ‘dandy’. It’s as…

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Glitter and Gold

via Daily Prompt: Glitter   Glitter, glitter, gold, gold, Wad of money, sold, sold, ‘Party’s on’, told, told, Dressed up bold, bold, Dancing to music old, old, Jealous eyes, cold, cold, Rough hands, hold, hold, Snatched earrings, oh, no! Eyes teary, legs fold, Mummy-daddy scold,  scold, ‘No more parties’ told,  told, B’bye freedom, B’bye gold!…

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Clean Sheets

via Daily Prompt: Clean No matter how you like your sheets… Silky, Satiny, Cottony, Flannel, Polyester, Or Mixed     You can’t resist this…         I won’t say anything else…     Have a great day folks! ❤ 🙂   ©Pradita Kapahi, 2017   Image Credits: http://www.homelifeabroad.com/house-garden/freshening-house-new-year/  

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