They stood at the opposite ends of the courtyard, but both those rooms were restricted for everyone except my grandmother. One was her beloved temple- we weren't allowed to as much touch the latch. The other was the best-kept state secret. Undoubtedly, our only agenda for our summer vacations was to get a sneak peek … Continue reading Skeletons In Closets
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I See Me
I realised that if I were to die there, my kids would barely have photos to associate with my memory.
This space has been lying dormant for a bit. It has gone through a few makeovers- from being a personal dashboard to inviting other writers to splash their ideas here to being my portfolio. I am irrevocably ensconced in this year and what better way to establish that fact than starting something of a writing … Continue reading Promises. Promises.
On Harder Battles & Courage
Echoes In My Freezer
Those evenings were a proof of a love that I have never known since...
The only way is forward. Yes?
The heart wants what it wants.
Mishti Dhana- A Short Story
Jigyansa Mohanty writes a beautiful short story about a girl whose father has died recently but who still have to go ahead with her marriage preparations. Will she be able to set aside her grief and fulfill her father's last wish. Read more to find out.
There is a shelf. Where her dreams go to die. Wrapped with expensive gift paper. Coated liberally with the colours of psycedelia. Death is nothing, if not beautiful, eh? There is a shelf. Browse along. There is that one peeking from behind the cascading 'string of pearls' the one where captured movement and memories in … Continue reading The Quiet
The Book of Colours
What is your shade of being? Dekohled delves into the hues that make up a personality. What does she find?
Ghost89er spins a poem in appreciation for that one person who was the constant in his life like the 'ayat'- when all the chaos that the universe could muster was encapsulated in him.
To the City
Pulkit Singh gets a reality check when her daughter calls billboards-the big TVs, the first time she sees them. Can living in small towns set you behind the times?
Book Impressions: All The Light We Cannot See
Pulkit Singh tries to capture the magical book that tries to defy the conventional outlines of a review.
Darjeeling- A History of The World’s Greatest Tea: Book Impressions
How does a book about the world's most exquisite tea fare?
The most essential fashion accessory you need is Confidence.
With whom do you have your best conversations?
Six In The Chamber
What is the most impassioned thing you can do for yourself?
The Grace of a Fall
The Universe Works On Logic
Love and Its Seasons
Not All Loves Are Equal.
The Rumbling Quiet Night
The Universe and Its Answers