Uncle Bob by Default, It’s Me

Hey ! What has happened why are you huffing and puffing? Miss, Tom and Nicky are fighting badly, boxing and kicking They were eating their tiffins, argued, shouted, now grappling Tom grabbed Nicky’s collar, Nicky brawled, both went rolling Girls passed comments, seniors hooted while juniors were clapping We  intervened but in vain, threatened them, […]

A Story For The Hearers

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Spinning Yarns.” All my stories started with ‘Once upon a time……’ Then off course I used to tell what was fine Engaging tiny tots in an imaginary world Not easy if I didn’t include what they felt Alex’s fears, Rahul’s wishes, Lucy’s dreams All weaved in delicate […]


In a reversal of Big, the Tom Hanks classic from the 80s, your adult self is suddenly locked in the body of a 12-year-old kid. How do you survive your first day back in school?   An apple of my father’s eye I was a sweet, not at all shy School was like a second […]


Daily Prompt:   Secret Admirers You return home to discover a huge flower bouquet waiting for you, no card attached. Who is it from — and why did they send it to you? One last look at the mirror……..eyeliner perfect ! Hairdo perfect ! Dress looking great ! Happy and gleeful I applied one more […]