Anastasia
By Ananya Roy in Poetry | Reads: 397 | Likes: 3
Rivers, black and blue run down my body As I stare into the glass, reflecting somebody Morphed beyond recognition; I look like  A human wrapped in a warped leather bag. Yes, that's exactly what I look like, A tattered leather bag,that was born only To reproduce and satitate the urges of A man's  Read More...
Published on May 1,2020 11:05 AM
YIMMINTHO !!!
By Oleen in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 392 | Likes: 3
"How was the Paneer tikka ? " she asked.   " Yimmintho !!! " he exclaimed.   " Emintho ??  What's that ?" she enquired.   " It is a French word for yummy food. Yimmintho " he said, with his best teacher imitation.   " Oh okay. Emintho." she replied, impressed.   "Not Em  Read More...
Published on Jun 13,2020 12:07 PM
YOU
By Umesh in Poetry | Reads: 385 | Likes: 3
Sitting in a room filled with the darkness just like an abandoned ravine, Nothing illuminates but that one small circle of air-conditioner's Blue light, Yeah, life's all pitch-black with not a single sign of sunshine, But then pops up this one little hole letting in an Amber ray oh-so-bright!    Read More...
Published on Apr 2,2020 01:45 AM
House number 13
By Pubali Das gupta in Fantasy | Reads: 331 | Likes: 3
Again she had the same dream.She was in a train and needed to use the loo but it was so dirty that she couldn't.The urge woke her up.She looked at the wall clock.It was 3 a.m.How strange.Why did she have to wake up at the same time everyday?Why was a train journey or missing a train a part of her dr  Read More...
Published on Jun 2,2020 01:39 PM
Corona cacophony
By Nabanita Bhattacharya in Poetry | Reads: 309 | Likes: 3
As long as it's not me, why care ?Oh it's still afar ! Let me indulge in leisure.Let the world speculate how to retrieve the treasure Called life back to normal. Lockdown isn't terribleIf you have a thing or two to dabble... Standing on an island alone I see the ship of hope,Unable to cope With all   Read More...
Published on May 13,2020 10:30 PM
Midnight in Mumbai
By Alisha in General Literary | Reads: 298 | Likes: 3
Malika tried to steady herself as she swayed across the pavement on Marine Drive. Her body seemed to be moving to the gentle rhythm of the waves hitting the embankment.  Why did I drink so much, she cursed, her vision beginning to get hazy. Just a few more steps and I’ll be home, she thou  Read More...
Published on May 16,2020 10:37 PM
The Creepy Tormentor
By LALITHA BALASUBRAMANIAN in General Literary | Reads: 296 | Likes: 3
A lovely pair of dangling gold earrings and gold rimmed branded goggles accentuated the contours of her beautiful face as Nina nonchalantly strode into the brightly illuminated lounge. She walked up to the reception counter drawing admiring glances from the sparse set of tourists lazing around on t  Read More...
Published on May 27,2020 11:54 AM
Word of truth
By Dhriti pawar in Poetry | Reads: 285 | Likes: 3
I felt ambushed within myself, With each unsaid word killing me, I was enduring to be set free. i sat there looking through the glass walls amort, what made my expectations distort? what stopped me? walls could be imploded, words could be exploded, people laughing could be discommoded. But the de  Read More...
Published on Apr 5,2020 04:03 PM
INK AND KOHL
By Alisha Nandeshwar in Poetry | Reads: 275 | Likes: 3
  There’s one body, there’s one soul But they don’t belong together. It has one mind and a beating heart But neither of them cares for another.   The body can’t accept What it has gotten for free, The soul longs for something That it is not supposed to be.   Na  Read More...
Published on May 16,2020 04:12 PM
listen, If you can, Stay
By Harshita in Poetry | Reads: 266 | Likes: 3
                                         Listen, If you can, Stay I know people cannot be together  For very long these days  Then “we are not meant to be” is what they say.  Read More...
Published on Apr 8,2020 11:12 PM
Brothers
By Geetha M in True Story | Reads: 265 | Likes: 3
Brothers It was 11 a.m. on a Sunday, an unusually warm day for Chennai summer. The earth was still wet from the early morning drizzle. We arrived home from shopping. The screech of the car halt must have shocked the two little cuddled bundles. They shook out of their slumber looking lost. The two li  Read More...
Published on May 17,2020 12:01 AM
Karma
By Michelle Gomes in Poetry | Reads: 262 | Likes: 3
Penguins wobbled from side to side Newly hatched turtles swam with the tide  Ducks in the streets went quack quack quack When will the humans come back, back, back?   They put us on display and locked the door Their plastic waste littered the ocean floor Their harmful manners and selfish w  Read More...
Published on May 25,2020 03:18 PM
The Lost Elephant
By Rasika in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 256 | Likes: 3
    The Lost Elephant   “How much for the banana leaves baaiyaa (brother)?” “20 rupees per leaf.” “Are you kidding me? The aunty in the previous lane is selling for 10 rupees”. “Don’t try to fool me with unreasonable prices. Tell the p  Read More...
Published on May 10,2020 05:28 PM
SOLIDARITY UNDER SCRUTINY
By Eunice Nikhila in General Literary | Reads: 239 | Likes: 3
 (The following piece is not about the Pandemic, it is about us during the Pandemic) Pandemic, a very familiar and most ordinarily used word these days. Yeah? True! It has brought us all together to fight against a deadly virus. Never in our wildest dreams had we imagined, the whole world being  Read More...
Published on May 11,2020 12:53 PM
Cur(sed)few
By N.Sowbarnika in General Literary | Reads: 235 | Likes: 3
                         CUR(SED)FEW "Om bhur bhuvaswaha..." the door bell resonated the sanctity of that house. Six legs, two with toes and remaining four without toes, strode towards the door to open it. There stood two brisk uniform  Read More...
Published on Apr 24,2020 12:28 AM