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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Untitled-II – Rithwik Bhattathiri, Bangalore

I wake up, as if into a dream. Limbs aching. Nails biting into the flesh underneath. Can’t see the abyss behind me. I know...

Khuda Hafiz – Vivek Sinha, Bihar

Unlike other days, the sun had gone too early to its bed. The dark clouds massed above seemed in a snit to rain. Clouds...

My Type – Murtaza Karimi, Gujarat

The strapless rubber slipper was simply floating carelessly above the lake; also becoming the object that captivated my leisure time whilst I sat near...

The Infected Cow – Narain Rao, Balijipeta

THE INFECTED COW Have you ever seen Vinayam when she is in full red on her beetled lips? Vinayam is pitch-black in complexion as if...

Love at Silly Point – Akshat Shukla, Uthar Pradesh

Mumps, measles, and puppy love are terrible after twenty–– Mignon Mclaughlin Let’s set the clock back four years. Yes, that’s when I realized how complex...

Struggle for Existence – Arijit Mukherjee, West Bengal

He was sitting by the window leaning against his study table, his vision was hollow, didn’t focus on anything particular. It was raining outside,...

Prospects – Mehak Jain, Punjab

Prospects It was way past early morning and the sun peeped through the window. As the bright yellow rays kissed her cheeks, she rubbed her...

A promise to my mom – Prerna Pujari, Rajasthan

Our unit has arrested some terrorists today. To grab them, our soldiers had to fight hard. We were all celebrating our victory. All...

Perseverance – Lily Singh, Baroda

  It was the onset of spring. The birds chirped, bees hummed, flowers bloomed and the ambience was pink with love, and orange with bubbling...

Words for a wordsmith – Anandita Tewari, Mumbai

The lamp was still there in the room, with too many wicks burning. The oil could flare away at any time and the flames...