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55 words or less, Me She: Radio Ads I tell you

In 55 words or less on January 22, 2015 at 11:16

She: Give me the laptop, I have to order groceries

Me: Why do you need a laptop when you can order groceries on mobile from BigBasket dot com?

*Hulk Smash*

Me: Ok le lo




55 words or less: How deep is your love?

In 55 words or less on November 24, 2014 at 17:35

She loved him. His hair, those dimples,his smile-charming boy. She finally got to taste every bit of him. Passion got the better of her today. They were going to finish the assignment for “Psychology”. Why did he choose Rachel instead of her?

She cleaned up the last drops of blood from her knife.


55 Words or less: Angel in disguise

In 55 words or less on August 20, 2014 at 11:57

How should she tell him-its not what he thought it was? Tears formed at edge of her eyelids. She nearly saved herself from being hit by the bus. Why did it have to happen today? Her world was coming apart. Just then she smiled as she strutted towards the cobbler “Uncle, can you fix this?”



55 Words or less: Packing Love

In 55 words or less on February 12, 2013 at 12:58

She woke up early. Promise had to be kept. She cooked his favorite. It was his first day after all. He got dressed, without any help. Cold winter morning didn’t make it easy. She packed some love and placed it in his bag. She managed a peck on his cheek, before his school bus arrived!

Matters close-d to the heart

In 55 words or less on November 12, 2012 at 11:09

He hated his inner voice. It kept telling him to give it to the kid who wanted it the most. His heart kept telling him otherwise. He looked at that kid again. “One Happy Meal, and I want Batman”. He smiled at the kid and continued walking. His toy set was now complete.


Coming back to Love

In 55 words or less on October 24, 2012 at 11:09


It rained last night. Every drop of tear from her eyes killed him inside. They nearly brought the whole house down.

Ego was fighting love over time.

He was late for work. Just then he saw her walk towards him. She folded his sleeves like before. He planted the kiss on her forehead.


In 55 words or less on August 31, 2012 at 14:42

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A message popped on her phone. She could not sleep the whole night. She was sure, she would not forward the message this time. She left with her boyfriend the next morning. It was a perfect plan. She was the first one standing at the door. “VERO MODA SALE” the poster read.

55 words or less: Its a Yes!

In 55 words or less on January 18, 2012 at 14:50


Two hot burgers on a chilly day, perfect, Ashley thought. The sad expression on this girl’s face made Ashley stop. She held on to the Guy’s jacket. Ashley looked at the watch. The girl was there again.

She was blowing a kiss, stretching out from her cab, happy.

She was wearing the jacket.

P.S- Had to edit to clear confusion

55 Words or Less: Monsoon

In 55 words or less on September 12, 2011 at 12:28

He was late for his Spanish class. The auto- rickshaw pulled over at the traffic signal. He saw her, completely drenched. Rain drops dripping down from her hair. She had the loveliest of smile, with roses in her hand. He said a silent prayer for her as this little girl ran from one car to another.

55 Words or less: Proposal II

In 55 words or less on May 2, 2011 at 14:42

That heavenly smell when rain kissed earth.

“I can make better Pav bhaji” she claimed.

“Why dont you make it then?” He wondered.

“Well I make so much that it ends up getting wasted.”

“I have a solution”


“How about I marry you, and you dont have to worry about wasting it?”

She blushed.

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