Erupt – Part 1

She stood there, can in hand, head reeling as though she were drunk. Am I drunk? She tried counting the shots she had downed since she entered the pub. 11, 12… 15? She wasn’t sure. But she wasn’t drunk, she was sure. Excited, maybe. Yeah… excited. That’s more like it! She knew she couldn’t get drunk,…

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The Mason

He’s a mason. He builds and mends for a living. Each day he carefully measures and lays down the mortar and bricks required to build walls, windows, roofs, courtyards; a home, a school, or a prayer hall. He’s the man when you need someone to mend the cracks, collapsed walls of your buildings, and even…

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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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Thirty Seconds Tales #10: The Time Machine

A toothbrush, old polaroids, and a hair tie with bits of wiry, brown hair still entwined in it, were what remained of him now. The rest she had trashed when he had walked out on her thirty years ago. Of course there were memories too. But those she kept locked in a heavy box in…

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Thirty Seconds Tales #8: Bad L(o)uck!

“Why?! Why only the day I decided not to double check the locks and be a normal person again?” Cried the woman at the burgled safe lying barren before her; the same woman who had an OCD of obsessing over locked doors. Copyright ©2017 Pradita Kapahi. All rights reserved. Picture Credits: http://www.giphy.com

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Thirty Seconds Tales #7: His Redemption + Fone Free Day

Fifteen years ago, a middle-aged couple’s home was broken in. The thief took away money, jewellery and a dysfunctional laptop. Two weeks later, that house had been put up for sale in the papers. Another two weeks later the thief found the couple staying with his own aunt as tenants, one of who was disabled and thus unable…

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Thirty Seconds Tales #6: The Fickleness of Time

His future seemed bright and happy the day she was born. He couldn’t wait for her to grow up. If only he knew that years later, she was to die of growing-up pains and a botched up marksheet! Now he clings to the past and dreads the future.  Copyright ©2017 Pradita Kapahi. All rights reserved.…

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