Category: Fiction

Indian weddings are about food, not love. As I’m waiting in the buffet line, a rotund beast attempts to stand in front of me. I stick my knee out to stop him. He looks offended, as if it’s his divine right to cut any line even though his wobbling gait prevents him from walking in […]

He was the first in his family to get a college degree. And now he’s the first to own a smartphone. He gazes lovingly at his brand new iPhone. Can’t afford a case but that’s okay, he’ll find a cheap one elsewhere. But as he pushes open the door to leave the Apple Store, someone […]

With chaotic work schedules, they’ve hardly had time to meet. Today they spent the whole day together – they went to the beach, had pizza, and now they’re home watching TV. Eventually she falls asleep on his shoulder, which is still sore because her sister fell asleep on it last night.

He doesn’t want to chill with anyone this weekend. He needs some alone time. The only person he plans to interact with is the pizza delivery guy. But as he’s checking his email, he sees something disturbing. He sees a picture of himself checking his email.

She wakes up in the hospital after getting eye surgery. She can finally see for the first time in her life. When her eyes focus on her husband, she can’t help but agree with the phrase, “Love is blind.”

I want to get to know you, but I find it hard to break the ice. Even if we start talking, I might freeze up and not know what to say next. I’m not a snob, I just suck with people. But once we’re friends, you might find me warm-hearted.