Trapped In Heaven and other stories by Mayura Amarkant

Short Story: Trapped In Heaven | Mayura Amarkant

…During this season she loved to go for long bike rides and enjoyed challenging the winds while they threatened to throw the bike off-balance. Her laughter would resonate in the air as she opened her arms and looked up at the sky. While the wind while played with her hair she would thank God for the overwhelming feeling of being loved…

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quote for aunty

Aunty mat kaho na…

I refuse to be called Aunty by any kid around me.
Several people jeer behind my back. My statements related to this topic have become the butt of jokes in my building as well. They compare me to the famous character in the yesteryear’s serial who kept chiding everyone who called her aunty. The grapevine whispers, “She thinks she is young forever”, “Aunty ko aunty nahi kahenge, toh kya kahenge”, “Jawani eternal” etc.
Are they right?
Do I really have a problem accepting my age?

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