Children, Fiction, The Telegraph

Teeth Trouble

“What is your New Year’s resolution, Sudeep?” Sudeep stared back at his teacher in silence. Reshmi nudged him with her elbow. But he had no answer to the question. Finally, Miss Mukherjee broke the silence. “Sudeep, what are you promising yourself to do or not do in the New Year?” Reshmi blurted out: Teacher, he… Continue reading Teeth Trouble

Children, Depression, Fiction, Food, Homeless

No Kitchen

"Can we go to the pizza place today?" His eyes were hopeful. They held hands and walked towards the mall. "Mommy, why is that old man sleeping on the road?" The mother frowned. She felt depressed even explaining it. "Because he lives here, child." The eyes lost their hope. He thought it was a lie.… Continue reading No Kitchen