Tag:Short Story

The Long Wait , Harini Krishna, Tamilnadu

August 15, 1947, 12 AM Paali, Rajasthan Nagaraj was pacing nonstop outside his hut. He was worried beyond what he could handle. The whole village was...

That nerdy boy – Priyanka Sharma, Madhyapradesh

While revisiting the corridors of the childhood, I find myself amidst cacophony of those school bells, numerous chuckles knocking my eardrums from every direction,...

Bottle in the Backseat – Utsha Roy, Kolkata

The blue flame of the driftwood fire crackled merrily, sending a few embers up to the starry sky. The sea could no longer be...

In the night when it rained

The perks of living a solitary life is something Charles has always admired, but the fear attached to it has also made his life...

Nakkeerar – Nithya Sridharan, London

It was a strange day at the little store I managed. We were buzzing with the excitement of the big boss who was coming...

Quest for the Perfect brow – Narayani Das, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Simran’s phone rings. Without bothering to see who it is, she answers, “Yes, Ma”. Her mom without wasting time in inanities says, “What are you...

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...

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Pande-mourning

You cry.You postA photographOn your Whatsapp StatusYou send offA scurry of WhatsappMessagesTo potential mourners.You gloatOn your movability.You writeA cathartic...
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A night to remember

Stay up all night with me for once, I say Don’t complain we have work the very next day Step out...

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“Wow, you look...” As soon as those words slipped from his mouth, he regretted conceding to a third drink...

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