General Literary

By Prajna paramita dey in General Literary | Reads: 241 | Likes: 0
When sometimes baba swung me higher, my little eye searched for your presence. You are a comfortable cushion when I fall. Hundreds of stars are needed to complete the sky, but one mother is enough to make the better generation. The water in her womb is my 1st home.. She bared all my kicks. Mother is  Read More...
Published on Jun 7,2020 11:29 AM
The pandemic lesson
By Prajna paramita dey in General Literary | Reads: 201 | Likes: 0
Live & die, Heaven & hell.....  What's the middle?  Perhaps the evening had awaited me.It was heartbreaking to watch my dad sit in the rain to see all his emotions drain to Plain.My sister's wedding was cancelled due to dowry.Due to today's pandemic, my mother has nothing to feed u  Read More...
Published on Jun 7,2020 11:30 AM
Golden Period
By Anusha Anchlia in General Literary | Reads: 269 | Likes: 1
"I can't wait till we are all adults." a 12-year-old girl, Shreya said to her friends. "We can stay up till late, watch whatever we like on TV, eat our choice, wear what we like and most importantly, drive a car. How cool it will be when we all have our own cars."  "Yes, I can't wait either. Ho  Read More...
Published on Jun 7,2020 09:50 PM
The best birthday gift
By Mousumi Biswas in General Literary | Reads: 349 | Likes: 0
My entry for the 3rd phase of the contest The  best birthday gift          Priti picked up her phone to check out on her mails and messages . She deleted the unnecessary ones . A  notification showed a friend request from one Sambhavi Shibu of ' Friends NGO ' . Pri  Read More...
Published on Jun 7,2020 10:51 PM
By pearl in General Literary | Reads: 401 | Likes: 2
Respect. This one word literally means so much when an individual says it. This one word, just this one word is given a huge amount of importance in one’s day to day life. Infact, every elder stresses so much on this word. As teenagers we’ve always been taught to “respect” pe  Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 01:31 AM
Lost in thoughts.
By Chitresh Vohra in General Literary | Reads: 245 | Likes: 0
Today i was lost in some thoughts; Thoughts which were just illusions; Illusions which dont really matter; Matter which was not important for today but maybe for tomorrow; Tomorrow which is uncertain; Uncertain but clear in my thoughts; Thoughts in which my today was completely lost ..!!!   Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 08:03 AM
Could Food Have Saved Chester?
By Sudakshina Bhatta in General Literary | Reads: 571 | Likes: 0
You heard it right, food, I just suggested food as a remedy for chronic depression. The depression that killed Chester Bennington. Want to know why? Well, it was back in 2015. After struggling with a full time job for one year, I finally resigned. I was under the impression that I was not doing just  Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 01:36 PM
Color blind
By Ailey Denis in General Literary | Reads: 262 | Likes: 0
In the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd, I was taken back in time. It was the year 1996, a time when Hindi pop music was gaining popularity. A range of artists like Alisha Chinai, Suneeta Rao, Sukhbir Singh, Lucky Ali and many others made their mark.  Bands like ‘The Colonial Cou  Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 03:19 PM
Taamasi's Tale
By Nivedita Mishra in General Literary | Reads: 212 | Likes: 1
"Sit properly, Taami!", said her mother."Maa, I'm all alone home and dada and papa are also not home. Can I not sit comfortably now?""So what, you'll be married two weeks later. You must learn all of this or else you'll bring shame on the family. Learn to behave like a girl. And why did you wear thi  Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 03:32 PM
The Oven is Broken
By Paul Reji George in General Literary | Reads: 651 | Likes: 0
I had a very unique relationship with my mother, she was a mysterious creature, despite our fights and arguments, the one advice she always reminded me was that of the friendship we should cultivate over time.  We have an oven at home that has been left untouched for years. It's rusted with mis  Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 04:05 PM
Boundaries of Ghats - "The Cage of Kashi'
By DEEPIKA RAO in General Literary | Reads: 259 | Likes: 5
The novelty of mind is precious. It is such a beautiful thing to cherish that every tiny bit of world is so different and unique for each mind.  That even the very definition of Beautiful and Unique is different for all the beings. The way we see the world, grasp an imagination or even a solid   Read More...
Published on Jun 8,2020 08:53 PM
pyar ishq aur khuda
By Kumar Sabya Sachi in General Literary | Reads: 651 | Likes: 0
Ye ishq nahi aasan , ye too aag ka dariya hai aur dub kar jana hai .doston ye kahani hai 52/c azad colony , himachal Pradesh ki jaha mai aur mere 3 dost meera , Krishna aur shirin ki hai 4 th partner is  the mr.hunk yani mai mera naam hai actually javed hai. Hm charo  bachpan se es colon  Read More...
Published on Jun 9,2020 12:30 PM
A huge wheel on a distant planet
By Anushka Wagh in General Literary | Reads: 350 | Likes: 0
      I glanced up at the sad look on the kid's face as he descended and wondered why, everyone else looked quite content. As for me, I couldn't wait to get on the giant-wheel after travelling for 5 hours from earth and weeks spent on planning with everyone's different schedules , boo  Read More...
Published on Jun 9,2020 09:12 PM
The Birth of an Artist
By Sayani Bhattacharya in General Literary | Reads: 353 | Likes: 2
The corner most table in the office canteen and a cup of steaming ginger tea were Ved's escape from the day's clutter. The busy cityscape on his right on the other side of the glass moved like a muted movie clip. As he slowly sipped in the tea, the flavour being a treat to his olfactory nerves, he o  Read More...
Published on Jun 11,2020 09:14 PM
Who is a Migrant?
By subhadra kunduri in General Literary | Reads: 615 | Likes: 6
The liquor shops have opened. The high street is open. The roads are crowded with vehicles again. Lockdown#5 or unlock#1.  Like a numerology option. Which do you want to believe in? Rani and Vani are waiting for the temple to open. They are not bothered about numbers. They got work at construct  Read More...
Published on Jun 10,2020 08:38 AM