Zaffre Alchemy

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. “Baba, the guests are here!” Tara stomped down the basement stairs and stopped at the last step. “Baba…” “Sh… sh…”  She glanced at his raised finger and sighed. It was of no use. She wouldn’t get any help from him,…

Yellow (Sunshine) Enthusiasm

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. “No… no this is not the right color. Show me that one…” She pointed to another one and the salesman pulled it out from the shelf and displayed it with the same enthusiasm as he had shown us the first…

Xanthic Chemistry

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. Annoyed, she looked at him again over the specs, correcting the formula and mixing the chemical compound which was turning slightly yellow in color. He shrugged, once again feeling inferior to her when she got the results right. Why did she…

White Angel

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. The siren indicating emergency and start of curfew went off, creating panic in the workshop. He looked at the wall clock of the factory and shut down the heavy machine. It seemed, there had been another religious carnage in the…

Vermilion

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. She looked at her brother entering the house and a stone pressed her heart. His eyes told her everything was over. Her legs gave way and she sank on the floor. * * * He lay on the ground shrouded…

Ultramarine Canvas Shoes

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. The dreaded, Sister Helen in our convent always checked our uniforms after the assembly when we were supposed to march down to our classes. She expected the uniform to be washed, starched and completely white, along with the canvas shoes…

Tranquil Turquoise

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours. He took the last step up the valley and reached the cottage where he was told the artist lived. Oblivious to the breeze caressing the pine trees, the sun shrouding the valley in orange-gold hue, his eyes searched for her…

Scarlet Woman

#AtoZChallenge – Flash fiction based on life’s philosophy or mood or emotions, interpreted using colours.  “Come on darling you know it is not true, you are the only one I admire and rely on!” She put one red painted finger on his sleeve and trailed it down, fluttering her false eyelashes. “After my husband died,…