Category Archives: Short Story

All is Bloody Well…

The Sainik Vihar Senior Citizen Home stood tall in its stately blue and white visage. A grand garden that bloomed with multitudes of flowers was a stark contrast to the road outside the Home. Just outside the Home, on a … Continue reading

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Homecoming

The jingling sound of bells reverberated in the twilight sky and steered the silence of her heart. She sat on the banks of the river Ganga and stared listlessly towards the rippling waters of the sacred river. Unlike the other … Continue reading

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The Train stops at Doon…

The train comes to a screechy halt and I open my eyes with an inexplicable sense of urgency. The sight that beholds me is not a very pleasant one. But, strangely I feel calm and the stifling voices in my … Continue reading

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Numb…

It is a vicious circle. But… In my thirty years of existence, if there is one word that would describe me aptly- it would be ‘meek’. But, I did not want to be a sissy anymore. I could be bold … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After?

The quaint alarm clock buzzed and Laxmi woke up with a start. She covered her eyes with both her palms and sighed. Another day stared at her and all she could do was move forward and dance to the tunes … Continue reading

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