Canine, Cats, Depression, Fiction, Homeless, Love

Loving Them

She smiled when she felt like it. She frowned most of the time. When she spoke to people because she had to, her voice did not betray her pain. If her feet had to take her somewhere, she would let them because she had no other option. Only when she saw them alive and well… Continue reading Loving Them

Depression, Fat, Fiction, Food, Human behaviour, Women

Too Fat to Eat

The pretty woman hated herself. She struggled to keep her eyes away from the folds and bulges that threatened to kill her dreams and hopes. Every time she pulled on her too large clothes, she wished to be somebody else. Whenever she put a morsel of food in her mouth, she felt the guilt make… Continue reading Too Fat to Eat

Canine, Death, Fiction, Homeless, Human behaviour, Kolkata, Love, Siblings

Life of a Stray Dog

The skies were spacious that afternoon. Even the sun struggled to spread its rays. The small canine child was trying to enjoy his short-lived happiness while he cuddled with his one spared sibling. Unaware of their mother's murder further up the road, the little beings softly snored, delicate paws and just slightly moist noses, moving… Continue reading Life of a Stray Dog