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The fertility treatment
By Filter Koffee Chronicles in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 649 | Likes: 11
Muthu and his father in law, Varadhan were waiting anxiously outside the doctor’s room.  They both had been waiting for over 2 hours now. The doctor, they could see was extremely busy, dealing with a wide spectrum of cases and complaints. Many people, just like them, were only there to ha  Read More...
Published on Apr 4,2020 02:37 AM
The Shop
By Adarsh Pradeep in General Literary | Reads: 466 | Likes: 11
The mannequins were dusty, in dirty grey. They wore clothes in fashion 2 decades ago. The 50 percent discount sale board appeared like it had been there for a year, torn and shabby. A Peepal tree sapling peeped out through the broken roof, watching out for any customers that came its way. The sun p  Read More...
Published on Apr 28,2020 07:11 PM
Breakfast in the Air
By B.M. Kapoor in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 3,774 | Likes: 10
It was an early morning flight and we were in our seats, having gone through the pre-take-off drill. It was then that the captain came upon the PA system to announce that due to bad weather, the flight would be delayed. We were asked to stay in the plane. The next announcement that came after 30 m  Read More...
Published on Mar 27,2020 08:44 AM
DATE NIGHT
By Ruth Beatriz Costa in Romance | Reads: 487 | Likes: 10
  It was the most prolonged five minutes of her life that Mira could think of. She had had a stressful day at work and couldn’t wait to send out the last email before she could walk out of the office doors. Her eagerness hadn’t stemmed from nothing. She had plans! Earlier in the da  Read More...
Published on Apr 13,2020 07:55 PM
நாய் படாத பாடு
By Kothai Ravi in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 3,483 | Likes: 9
நாய் வளர்ப்பவர்கள் வீட்டுக்கு போயிருக்கிறீர்கள?நமக்கு தான் அது நாய், அவர்களுக்கோ அது செல்லப் பிள்ளை !இருந்து வ  Read More...
Published on Mar 27,2020 07:24 PM
Twist in the tale
By Swathi Kamath in Poetry | Reads: 2,315 | Likes: 9
She went around looking desperately Searching far and wide, in the land and sea. Roamed in the streets, kept asking around, "Have you seen my husband, has he been found? He has been missing since days now."  The nights she spent without sleep During the day she did weep People pitied her; said,  Read More...
Published on Mar 30,2020 08:49 PM
Leah
By Riya Das in General Literary | Reads: 395 | Likes: 9
“And this?” Joe asked with a thick voice . “That will be fifty, sir” the man behind the glass counter said with an exhausted expression, adjusting the golden rimmed spectacles perched on his nose. He kept his eyes trailed on Joe, waiting for him to leave. “Come on   Read More...
Published on Apr 2,2020 02:57 PM
More than a scooter
By Adarsh Pradeep in General Literary | Reads: 246 | Likes: 9
'He' joined our family when I was 10 years old. My father told me and my sister to wake up early for the Vahana Puja (Ritual performed by Hindus when a new vehicle is bought). I was thrilled, not for the Puja but for the coconut and the Prasad (Offering made to god that is consumed after the Puja) t  Read More...
Published on Apr 28,2020 07:14 PM
Grudges and memories
By Vikalp Joshi in True Story | Reads: 3,868 | Likes: 8
As I turn my bike into the gully, I see an ocean of people in white, jammed into the short gap between our matchbox houses. I see Laxmi aunty crying loudly, almost shouting without tears in her eyes, beating chests- sometimes her own, sometimes Mahesh’s whose corpse lies on a stretcher- maybe   Read More...
Published on Mar 22,2020 06:50 PM
An Unending story
By Eswar Tavva in Romance | Reads: 1,684 | Likes: 8
AN UNENDING STORY It was 8 o clock in the morning and the bus stop was crowded with school,College going students and early office goers. Some people were talking. Some were reading newspapers. Some were discussing politics while the school children were discussing about the new marvel movie. Vydehi  Read More...
Published on Apr 1,2020 10:16 AM
The Bouquet of Black Dahlias
By Vaishali Katam in Fantasy | Reads: 208 | Likes: 8
December 9th, 2000, Paris.         She was sitting at the table in a secluded corner of the Café de flore Paris, a famous cafe known for its long history and of course, it's coffee. She and the coffee shop shared a great deal of memories. Sipping her coffee from the cup i  Read More...
Published on Apr 2,2020 09:24 PM
மீட்டெழுச்சி
By MURALI BALAJI M C in Poetry | Reads: 3,948 | Likes: 7
அத்தியாயம் ஒன்று     (மீட்டெழுச்சி) சில வலிகளை, சில வரிகளில், சொல்லி விட முடியாது! அதில் வீழ் - வ - தோ, இல்லை மீள் -   Read More...
Published on Mar 22,2020 04:12 PM
Her Pink Handbag
By Surabhi Kaushik in General Literary | Reads: 797 | Likes: 7
Kabir grew restless as he heard the light rail approaching, but his eyes continued their search for her. He was pretty sure the pink handbag lying on the bench next to him was hers. She would be coming back to get it, anytime soon. It looked familiar. Vaguely familiar to be more precise, because he   Read More...
Published on Apr 10,2020 04:39 AM
Half a Thief
By Prarthana J in General Literary | Reads: 314 | Likes: 6
He was six and already a man.  Smoke from the crude kerosene lamp stings his eyes and makes the baby cry. The three year old twins rub their’s till they turn a startling red. The older boy and girl would not come home for many months, years perhaps. They were paying off a debt by cracking  Read More...
Published on Apr 21,2020 10:03 PM
The Loop of Preventing the Loop.
By Sunny Dhondkar in Mystery | Reads: 275 | Likes: 6
Sleeping in his room, he felt a jerk.Sunny opened his eyes and had a glimpse of his wristwatch. 2 am, the digital watch signified. When he checked around his bed, he saw a blurry image of a man standing at his front. The person was standing still. His face was not clear to Sunny since he was still b  Read More...
Published on May 12,2020 01:25 AM