What Lies Waiting?

By Ekasmayi Naresh

A vivid image and fantasy-filled landscape are presented by this poem about the mysteries of all that lies behind a door.

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A Warm Winter’s Day

By Aalia Jagwani

“The stillness in the room overwhelmed me even as I tried to soak it in. It was the same room I spent every day of my life in, but in that particular moment it felt like I was seeing it all for the first time.”

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The Web

This short-story tells a chilling yet beautiful tale of how all 7 billion of us are intertwined in the same web with different narratives.

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The Dialogue

By Aastha K. Pant

A story set in the early days of Covid-19 in Mumbai between Nalini, an employer, and Laxmi, her housekeeper, which illustrates the different experiences and narratives of two women during a seemingly global event.

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Searching For a Stranger

By Vasundhara SinghImage source: Unsplash (portugueseactivity) Part I: The Painter Decadent skies overhead, an encompassing envelope, white fluff dancing about, the silent blue swaying towards an unknown shore. I spot a copy of Ariel by Sylvia Plath and a moment later, I am snatching away at the pages. I am not as reserved with it…

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Maybe Now

By Aalia Jagwani

“Maybe Here and Now is everywhere and everything.”

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Tigers are Rare

Another December, another tradition, another experience. But will it be different this time? A short photo-story about a tiger in a ghoonghat, and a must-read for our readers who like reading about love.

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Old Gods

“The old gods were asleep, but they are waking up now.” A short and thrilling story of the gods long gone, and forgotten, waking up to the anarchy of today.

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The Death of an Adult

‘Adulthood’ is the most difficult word in any teenagers dictionary. This piece looks at how normal this feeling of apprehension is. For you and legend like Van Vogh alike.

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A Taste of Home

…I could sense the nostalgia she felt when she would talk about home, although I never quite realised the extent of it. She loved cooking, which was partly the reason why I used to visit their place so frequently.

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Tale As Old as Time

Romeo was impatiently pacing the Capulet’s garden – and the general area below Juliet’s balcony. He never knew what love at first sight meant, until he saw Juliet – with her bushy red hair, and kohl-rimmed eyes – which put Rosaline’s looks to shame. This was, suffice to say, plain weird to Romeo because he was “madly” in love with Rosaline…

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A Soldier’s Trauma

“All forty of you be alert. Maybe it is the last time I will be commanding you. You are required to guard the border…”

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