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Tejaswinee Roychowdhury

Occasionally, I scribble things.
Occasionally, I scribble things.

Occasionally, I scribble things. Also finished my LL.M. in Business Laws from Department of Law, University of Calcutta. Schooling from St. Joseph's Convent, Chandannagar.

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Unfolding Life

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in True Story | Reads: 75 | Likes: 0

This story was first published in Jijibhisha Magazine Summer Edition of 2019. ____________________ "Mona! Come here, I want to show you something!" Little Mona came running, her pigtails dancing away. Clutching a toy bus to her bosom, Mona looked up to her mom, her big beautiful brown eyes pos  Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 08:11 PM

Erased

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in Poetry | Reads: 78 | Likes: 0

I found myself standing,In a cave with no light.So I started running,And tumbling in the quiet.After a lifetime,I made it to a skylight.But I couldn't climb out,No matter how hard I tried.I wanted to run further,But it was a dead-end.I looked around helplessFor a foe or a friend.I must have heard vo  Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 08:09 PM

The Case Of The Incomplete Text

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in Crime | Reads: 89 | Likes: 0

Detective X kneeled to observe the downward faced woman lying on the glass-shards strewn dingy street in a pool of her own blood. Her hands and legs bent in awkward angles were probably broken. The left foot bore a thin cut going towards the toe. The left shoe was missing while the right one, a red   Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 08:04 PM

The Seller Of Hope

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in General Literary | Reads: 77 | Likes: 0

A young man in the sweltering heat, having just taken four flights of stairs, knocks on the wooden door. He likes to begin his sales pitch at the top of the building. An elderly man opens the door after quite a while. "Dear Sir, I come to your door selling mirrors." The old man smiles and says in a  Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 08:03 PM

Home

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in General Literary | Reads: 65 | Likes: 0

A cloud of dust engulfed the air as Jenny plopped onto the old mattress in the attic. The entire morning was spent in cleaning it out and she looked for a moment to rest and reminisce before she drove down the highway for good. She laid back and watched the dust spiral and dance in the sunlight that  Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 08:01 PM

The Phoenix Tattoo

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in General Literary | Reads: 71 | Likes: 0

Twenty-nine year old Mahika stood before the mirror in her bathroom. Her chubby cheeks were gone, there were definite signs of wrinkles around her eyes and lips. The dark circles beneath her eyes spun stories inside the heads of onlookers. She no longer cared. Unfettered, she undid her pink, blue a  Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 08:00 PM

Desires

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in Romance | Reads: 78 | Likes: 0

Sometimes, all it takes is one moment for all of your senses to run wild. But the truth is, they are bound by the walls of reality, unable to find any kind of release beyond the throes of a vivid imagination. And life? Well. Life has a way of teasing you, pulling and prodding at your helplessne  Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 07:55 PM

The Ace of Hearts

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in General Literary | Reads: 68 | Likes: 0

From middle-aged men striking business deals over a cup of coffee and a plate of sandwiches to men and women, young and in love, giggling as they shared a cup of the finest coffee, caramel, and ice cream shake, customers had come and gone. But Rayan just sat there, in a black and white plaid shirt,   Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 07:53 PM

Shakthi

By Tejaswinee Roychowdhury in General Literary | Reads: 78 | Likes: 0

“By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” ― Rabindranath Tagore A grim silence had descended over the neighbourhood on a cold winter morning as a fifty year old woman’s screeching wails pierced the sky. Khadija held her only child tightly to her bosom   Read More...

Published on Aug 28,2020 07:40 PM

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