Let Me Paint A Rainbow In The Sky, One Step At A Time

The phone buzzed for the nth time and as much as she hated disconnecting Aai’s call, she couldn’t help it. The lecture she was attending was too important to miss. But Aai was not the one to give up as she kept on with her incessant buzzing. Banhi ducked under the desk and hissed in the phone, “Aai, what could be so urgent? I’m in a lecture, this had better be good.” Unmindful of her tone, Aai burst into her breathless excited voice, “Banu, now you can paint the sky, make it yours.” Aai and her penchant for quotes! At…

Don’t Resuscitate My Mother, She Needs To Go

She woke up with a start in the middle of the night. What she thought was a nightmare turned out to be her cellphone’s ring that had woken her up. Groggy as she was, she answered it. Within seconds her mouth went dry and the mind just went numb. Her own replies weren’t audible to her. By the time she hung up on the ominous caller, she was already out of bed, trying to get ready to leave. On the way to the hospital, she smiled wryly at the last conversation she’d had with her, just two days ago. They…